Easy Homemade Tomato Sauce
Here's what you need:
2 cloves garlic
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Fresh basil leaves (2)
2 tsp brown sugar
salt and pepper to taste
Here's all you do - wash 12 tomatoes and cut in half. Place them on a baking tray and brush with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, then sprinkle a bit of sea salt over them.
Bake in a 350' oven for about 15 minutes until the skins start to wrinkle.
Let cool slightly and peel the skins off. They fall off easily.
Put the tomatoes in a saucepan and rough mash them with a potato masher. Add 2 fresh sweet basil leaves, some salt and pepper plus about 2 tsp of brown sugar and 2 Tbsp. of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. I like to add sliced garlic (2 cloves) but you can mash it if you prefer
Bring to a boil then simmer until the sauce has reduced to the consistency you like. I take the basil leaves out before freezing this sauce.