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Have as is or doctor up this super simple sauce to your liking.

Basic Fresh Tomato Sauce

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Make this sauce in the summertime, when fresh tomatoes are abundant, and keep in your fridge, jar or freeze to use all year round.

makes 1

6 ripe medium tomatoes

1 1/2 garlic cloves, minced

sea salt

olive oil

1. Pour boiling water over 6 scored tomatoes (using a knife cut an ‘X’ into the bottom of tomatoes). Wait 30 seconds for them to cool, then peel (skins should come off easily).

2. Heat lug of olive oil and 1 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic in pan over medium heat. Cook for about a minute until the garlic softens and becomes fragrant.

3. Roughly chop the peeled tomatoes and add to the pan with the garlic. Simmer until boiling, then turn it down to medium heat and add a big pinch of sea salt. Let it cook down to a nice sauce.

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