Speedy, Uncooked Tomato Sauce

Makes: 4
Preparation time: 5-8 minutes plus marinating 3-4 hours
Cook time: 10-12 minutes


  • 675g/11/2lb firm ripe tomatoes, skinned and deseeded
  • 6 tbsp Filippo Berio Chilli Flavoured Olive Oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 -2 tbsp. basil, shredded evenly

To garnish :
  • A few sprigs of basil


Cut the tomatoes into thin even strips. Put them into a non-metallic bowl and add the remaining ingredients and leave to infuse for 3 - 4 hours.

Use to flavour you favourite cooked pasta such as spaghetti or tagliatelle. Carefully stir in the sauce and serve at once.

Cook's Tip:

If time is not on your side, use a can of drained tomato fillets instead of the fresh tomatoes.


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