Raw Spaghetti Sauce

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saladThis can be used for Spaghetti, Farfalle, Bucatini, Pappardelle… pretty much any pasta.

INGREDIENTS

  • PASTA of your choice
  • 4 C fresh tomatoes (deseeded)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6-8 basil leaves
  • Optional: 1 packet crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 C EVOO
  • Optional: 1/4 C grated Parmesan cheese
  • Optional: 1 C cubed fresh Mozzarella

STEP BY STEP

  1. Rinse tomatoes, dry and cut out the cores and seeds.
  2. Catch all of the juices.  We will use that later.
  3. Cut the tomato meat into approximately one inch pieces
    ( cherry tomatoes, just cut in half )
  4. Smash the garlic cloves with the side of your knife and remove the skins
  5. Mix with a bit of salt, and mash into a fine paste
  6. Toss the paste in with your tomato pieces
  7. Add your basil ( chiffonade strips ) cut into thin strips
  8. Sprinkle in your red pepper
  9. Drizzle in your oil
  10. Add your cheese if you choose to use it
  11. Gently toss to combine ingredients
  12. Cover with plastic wrap and let marinate for about two hours
  13. Toss with your cooked pasta and serve.

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