What's not to love end of summer, fresh garden plum tomatoes and angel hair pasta. Fresh herbs from the garden, basil, parsley, oregano, fresh grown bulb garlic, the only thing missing now, Grandma, her memory of food lives on forever..... This is a meatless sauce, if you want to serve meat.
Fry the meatballs or sausage, pour some sauce over them.. Do not add to the sauce.
10 Roma (plum) tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
3 fresh garlic cloves, chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon sea or kosher salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup white wine
I use a food processor for the tomatoes. (If you prefer to remove the skins, place tomatoes in boiling water for ten minutes, remove and immediately put into iced water. Peel the skins with a sharp knife, you can also squeeze out the seeds.) Saute garlic in extra virgin olive oil, add seasonings, tomatoes, simmer in pot for 15 minutes add wine parsley and basil. Cook for 15 more minutes. Serve over your favorite pasta. We use angel hair or vermicelli.
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