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cherry tomato sauce

Speedy Cherry Tomato Sauce


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves torn into small pieces


  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté 1 minute or until fragrant but not turning brown.
  • Add the tomatoes, salt, pepper, and sugar. As the tomatoes cook and soften, mash them with a fork to help them form a chunky, rustic sauce. Cook the tomatoes for approximately 5-6 minutes total.
  • Sprinkle with torn basil before serving.


Recipe from Fountain Avenue Kitchen.
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