A tomato sauce is ideal for pasta or vegetable pie. This sauce is light and can be served in the warmer season.
- Place tomatoes, olive oil, basil, sugar and a pinch of salt in a microwave proof container.
- Cook in the microwave oven, on high, for 6 minutes. Stand for 2 minutes.
- Process in the blender until smooth, press through a coarse sieve if neede, and season.
- Serve with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.
Use a low and wide glass container, suitable for the microwave.
If you don´t have them, substitute 1 lb fresh tomatoes with 1 can (1 lb) chopped tomatoes or 2 cups passata.
Use a coarse sieve if there are bits of skin left.
For a diabetic diet: Although it is only a small amount, omit the sugar if you are concerned or your diet is very restrictive.