A tomato sauce recipe made with tomatoes, fresh basil and garlic is simmered, seasoned with butter and perfect to serve over your choice of pasta.
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1 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, finely chopped
4 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic
3 medium (2 1/2 cups) tomatoes, seeded, chopped
2 tablespoons Italian-style tomato paste
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
3/4 teaspoon salt
*Substitute 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves.
Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan until sizzling; add onion and garlic. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 3-4 minutes or until onion is softened.
Add tomatoes, tomato paste, 2 tablespoons basil and salt; continue cooking 1-2 minute or suntil mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring occasionally, 10-12 minutes or until tomatoes are softened.
Remove from heat; stir in remaining basil.
Spoon sauce over hot cooked linguine, angel hair (capellini) pasta or fettuccine.
Adding some of the basil at the end of the cooking process intensifies the flavor of the herb.
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This was yummy. I also added a touch of sugar and red pepper flakes. If my tomatoes keep doing well. I plan on canning this. Next time I'm adding mushrooms
I added a touch of sugar and some crushed red pepper to this recipe. My whole family loved it!
Great use of fresh, home grown summer tomatoes, delicious. I added just a touch of sugar to the sauce.