Tomato-basil sauce is a delicious sauce made with fresh tomatoes, basil and garlic. This base sauce can be used in making pasta.
PREP TIME: 10 Mins
COOKING TIME: 10 Mins
Tomato – 2 large
White Onion or red onion – 1 cup finely chopped
Garlic – 5 cloves peeled & minced
Basil – 2 teaspoons
Black pepper powder – 1 teaspoon
Salt – to taste
Butter – 2 teaspoons
STEP 1: Take water in a microwave safe bowl. Wash and add tomatoes.
STEP 2: Boil for 5 – 7 minutes. Remove from water and peel the tomatoes. Make a puree out of the tomatoes.
STEP 3: Heat butter in a pan. Add garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
STEP 4: Once the garlic turns slightly brown in color add the chopped onion and cook until soft
STEP 5: Add the pureed tomatoes on low heat for 5 minutes.
STEP 6: Add crushed black pepper/pepper powder, crushed dry basil leaves and salt.
STEP 7: Cook on low heat for 3 minutes and off the heat.
TIP: You can also add peeled chopped tomatoes along with the tomato puree for a chunky sauce.