Pasta and Fresh Tomato Sauce with Garlic and Basil
Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 1999, America's Test Kitchen TV
Extensive testing uncovered the secrets of a quick-cooked fresh tomato sauce that is both hearty and brightly flavored.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
To preserve the fresh tomato flavor in our fresh tomato pasta sauce recipe while ensuring a hearty, dense texture, we cooked the tomatoes in extra-virgin olive oil and garlic after peeling and seeding them. Cooking them in a wide pan promot...