Recipe for Greek Style Tomato Sauce
Just about every culture has some kind of tomato based sauce, including France, Italy, Mexico, and even India. A simple and easy tomato sauce recipe is something every home cook can execute.
Greek Style Tomato Sauce (Saltsa Tomata) Ingredients:
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 2 cloves chopped garlic
- 3 tablespoons chopped, fresh parsley
- 2 lbs. fresh, peeled and sliced tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon chopped, fresh basil
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Directions to Make Greek Tomato Sauce:
Heat the oil in a saucepan; add garlic and 3 tablespoons parsley and cook slowly for 3 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, cover and cook over a very low heat for about 45 minutes or until thick.
** This recipe contains olive oil, which isn’t permitted during strict fasting. If you adhere to a strict fast, omit the olive oil and using nonstick cooking spray in a nonstick pan to sauté, instead.
This post was written by GreekBoston.com