Simple and spicy, with an incredible flavor. Diced tomatoes are spiced with red pepper flakes, and simmered with garlic, then fresh chopped basil is stirred in.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 2 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste
In a large saucepan, combine tomatoes, olive oil, and red pepper flakes. Simmer 30 to 40 minutes, or until sauce is thickened. Stir in garlic, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in basil, salt and pepper.