by Pallavi Purani

Basic Italian Tomato Sauce

I generally have a batch of the basic Tomato Sauce in the fridge for days when I want something nice, gooey, warm and quick.

Let me take you through with the Sauce.


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Basic Italian Tomato Sauce
I generally have a batch of the basic Tomato Sauce in the fridge for days when I want something nice, gooey, warm and quick.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
cup
Ingredients
  • 4 ... packs Tomato Tetra Puree [ each of 200 gms .
  • 5 ... cloves Garlic Medium sized [ Minced of .
  • 5 - 6 ... 1 Tbsps Basil basil Fresh Leaves [ If you dont have this . use Dried of .
  • 3 ... Tbsps Butter .
  • 1/2 Tbsp Salt ... .
  • 1 Tsp Pepper .. .
  • 1/2 Tbsp Sugar .. .
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
cup
Ingredients
  • 4 ... packs Tomato Tetra Puree [ each of 200 gms .
  • 5 ... cloves Garlic Medium sized [ Minced of .
  • 5 - 6 ... 1 Tbsps Basil basil Fresh Leaves [ If you dont have this . use Dried of .
  • 3 ... Tbsps Butter .
  • 1/2 Tbsp Salt ... .
  • 1 Tsp Pepper .. .
  • 1/2 Tbsp Sugar .. .
Instructions
  1. In a heavy bottom pan, add half the butter.
  2. Add the garlic to it. Dont let it brown. Just let the oil get a nice flavour. Stir it around for about 10 sec.
  3. Add the Puree and 2-3 Basil leaves.
  4. Cover and cook on a slow heat for about 20 min. Stir occasionally.
  5. Remove the lid.
  6. Add the remaining butter, salt, sugar, pepper and basil leaves.
  7. Cook for 5 more min.
  8. The sauce must have reduced to almost 2/3rd or lessĀ  of its original volume.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Let it cook and store in an airtight container.
  11. You may use it as Pizza sauce, for Pastas and even for cheesy toasts as a base.


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