MOM’S QUICKIE TOMATO SAUCE

MOM’S QUICKIE TOMATO SAUCE

When plain old ketchup won’t do the trick, this simple and delicious tomato sauce is the perfect accompaniment to fried eggs and potatoes.  The butter brings a little richness to an otherwise bright and tangy sauce.

MOM’S QUICKIE TOMATO SAUCE

MOM’S QUICKIE TOMATO SAUCE

INGREDIENTS

For 1 cup of sauce

2 cups tomatoes, chopped

2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 clove garlic, minced

kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar

DIRECTIONS

Combine all ingredients in a small pot and bring to a simmer for 10 minutes.  Salt and pepper to taste, finish with balsamic.