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Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe was originally meant to be a sauce for pasta. I was trying to replicate a recipe from a local restaurant. It is so good on slices of Italian bread."
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2 h 15 m servings 144 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Mix tomatoes, basil, olive oil, and garlic together in a large non-reactive bowl; season with salt.
  2. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let mixture sit at room temperature until the flavors meld, 2 to 10 hours.
  3. Stir Parmesan cheese into the tomato mixture just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 144 calories; 14.1 g fat; 4.2 g carbohydrates; 1.5 g protein; 1 mg cholesterol; 24 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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A familiar way in our family to dress pasta, but a particular summertime favorite with garden fresh basil and tomatoes.