Versatile, popular and easy to make, this staple of Italian cooking has developed an even better reputation in the last few years -- the antioxidants in tomatoes, particularly when combined with olive oil, has important health benefits for men.
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
6 cups canned whole tomatoes
1 1/2 cups canned tomato purée
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
Immediately add whole tomatoes and tomato purée. Simmer for approximately 1 hour or until sauce has thickened. Add honey, fresh basil and fresh oregano. Purée slightly in a blender, if desired.
Ease of Preparation: Easy
Preparation Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 65 min
Recipe By: Barry Correia and Scott Uehlein
From: Canyon Ranch Cooks
Used with permission of Rodale Press
Rub dried herbs between your hands before adding to other ingredients to release their volatile oils.