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Lisa’s Summer Tomato Sauce

Simple summer goodness! Make Lisa’s Summer Tomato Sauce- it’s perfect for a Ferragosto celebration too! Watch Lisa make this sauce on the Lisa’s Italian Kitchen YouTube channel.

Lisa’s Summer Tomato Sauce Ingredients:

1/8 of a cup of extra virgin olive oil

8 cloves of garlic thinly sliced

2 pounds of grape or cherry tomatoes

8 large fresh basil leaves

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes

4 tablespoons of tomato paste

1 pound cooked spaghetti

Summer Tomato Sauce

Lisa’s Summer Tomato Sauce Directions:

In 1/8 of a cup of extra virgin olive oil, sauté 8 cloves of garlic thinly sliced. Take 2 pounds of grape or cherry tomatoes.

Slice each tomato in half and add to the garlic and olive oil. Chop 8 large fresh basil leaves and add to the tomatoes and garlic. Add salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes.

Summer Tomato Sauce

Add 4 tablespoons of tomato paste from Italy, concentrato. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes, until the sauce has reduced. Add 1 pound cooked spaghetti to sauce, and toss.

Summer Tomato Sauce

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