Tomato Basil Sauce

Tomato Basil Sauce with Farfalle Pasta

A fresh taste of Italy!! Serve over your favorite pasta or Rice!

Fresh tomato basil sauce! Delicious on pasta or rice.

Tomato Basil Sauce
1 medium onion peeled and coarsely chopped
¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
One 28 oz cans tomato sauce (1 ½ L)
1/4 cup of water.
1/4 cup milk
Add Salt to taste.
1/8 tsp lemon zest (optional)
10 leaves fresh Basil (add ONLY in the last 10 minutes of cooking sauce.) Reserve 6 leaves for presentation of dish.
Parmesan Cheese (freshly grated) or Ricotta dura freshly grated.

Pure Ripe Red Tomatoes! The only ingredient needed to optimize Italian Sauce.

Add coarsely chopped onion and olive oil. Cover pan and allow to cook for 5 minutes on MEDIUM heat, turning the onions, as to not to burn.
Add tomato sauce, water and milk. Prop lid of pan with wooden spoon and allow to simmer on LOW or Warm heat for 20 minutes turning sauce occasionally (every 20 minutes). Add fresh basil leaves