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      Heirloom Tomato Sauce

      • August 24, 2016
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      Fresh Heirloom Tomato Sauce

      2 Cups diced heirloom tomatoes
      ¼ Cup olive oil
      3-4 fresh garlic cloves, minced
      Fresh basil leaves, minced
      Fresh oregano leaves, minced
      Celtic Sea Salt, to taste
      1 Tbl Balsamic (optional)

      NOTE:  Use a colorful variety of any sized heirlooms. Size doesn’t matter! The cherry ones work just as well! Roasting the tomatoes first is also a wonderful option and will add a robust roasted tomato flavor!

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      • Process tomatoes in a food processor, OR rough chop tomatoes by hand reserving the juice.
      • In a large skillet, sauté garlic in olive oil for 1 minute only on medium heat.
      • Add the tomatoes and reserved tomato juice and bring to a boil.
      • As soon as the sauce reaches boiling point, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered for 20-40 minutes (depending on how watery your heirlooms are) until the sauce has thickened and the tomatoes separate from the olive oil, stirring from time to time.

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      • Add the basil, salt, pepper and balsamic. Continue to simmer for 2 to 3 minutes until basil has wilted.
      • Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl to cool
      • Use your fresh tomato sauce for a quick pasta dinner, pizza sauce, as an appetizer topped over crostini, or use in your favorite Italian dishes.
      • Refrigerate up to 3 days or freeze up to 2 months. You can also use a water bath canning method to can this sauce too!

      ** Watch recipe video HERE!

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