Raw Tomato Sauce Recipe


2 pounds ripe tomatoes - cored and cut into medium dice

salt to taste

1/4 cup fresh basil leaves - torn

1/3 cup olive oil


Raw Tomato Sauce Recipe

This is a perfect way to use some of those extra tomatoes coming our of the garden. Fresh, quick and easy -- and perfect with long pasta after a long, hot summer day.

This recipes adapted from Alice Water's cookbook, The Art of Simple Food (Clarkson Potter Publishers, 2007)


Put diced tomatoes in a bowl and toss together with salt, basil leaves, and olive oil.

Cover bowl tightly and set aside for at least an hour. Toss with hot fresh-cooked, drained pasta.

makes about 2 cups.