*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                                 RAW TOMATO SAUCE
 
 Recipe By     :MOLTO MARIO SHOW #MB5609
 Serving Size  :      Preparation Time :
 Categories    :New Text Import
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
        4  large         beefsteak tomatoes or 10 large plum tomato -- (=
  about 2-
        8  ounces        extra virgin olive oil
        2  cloves        garlic, -- thinly sliced
       12                basil leaves, -- chiffonade*
      1/4  tablespoon    crushed red pepper flakes -- (optional)
                         Salt to taste
 
 
 Chop the tomatoes into 1/2-inch cubes. Reserving the liquid.
 
 Place tomatoes into a bowl. Add the olive oil, sliced garlic, basil
 chiffonade and optional red pepper flakes, if desired.
 
 Mix loosely with spoon. Note: do not add the salt until the moment it is to
 be eaten, or the liquid from the tomatoes will pour out and leave your
 sauce flat and lifeless.
 
 Yield: 3 cups
 
 * To chiffonade any leafy vegetable or herb, loosely roll 5 or 6 leaves
 like a cigar and slice across the roll into ribbons about 1/16-inch thick.
 
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