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Tomato Basil Sauce

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=607200

Ingredients

  1. 4 tomatoes, seeded and chopped (peeled if you prefer)
  2. 3/4 c. olive oil
  3. juice of 2 lemons
  4. 3 cloves garlic
  5. 1 c. fresh basil, shredded (less dried basil if necessary, but fresh is far superior!)
  6. salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Pour
  3. over
  4. tomatoes and 1/2 basil.
  5. Let stand 1 to 4 hours
  6. at
  7. room temperature.
  8. Before serving, add last half of basil.
  9. Serve with or over rice.
  10. Crusty rolls are good to dip in the juice and green beans compliment it.