1/4 cup olive oil
2 cloves of garlic, lightly crushed and peeled
4 cups of fresh ripe tomatoes, chopped
4 fresh basil leaves, chopped
In a large saucepan, gently heat oil. Add garlic. Cover and simmer until garlic is soft. Mash garlic. Add tomatoes and basil. Cover and bring to boil over medium heat. Remove cover and boil for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to simmer. Simmer for 15 minutes. Mash tomatoes. Simmer and mash three more times. Sauce will be chunky. May puree to make smooth. Serve at once, or allow to cool and freeze.
Makes 4 cups
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