Spicy Tomato Basil Sauce Recipe

Spicy Tomato Basil Sauce Recipe
Photo Credit: http://tastykitchen.com/blog/2011/07/baked-eggs-in-spicy-tomato-sauce/
Spicy Tomato Basil Sauce is a spicy delight that can be served with spaghetti, ravioli, chicken Parmesan or any Italian dish. Learn how to make/prepare Spicy Tomato Basil Sauce by following this easy recipe.
Spicy Tomato Basil Sauce Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 1/3 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 Garlic Cloves (minced)
  • 1 cup Black Olives (pitted and roughly chopped)
  • 1 tsp Hot Red Pepper Flakes
  • 3 tbsp Capers (drained)
  • 2 (28-ounce) cans Tomatoes (crushed by hand)
  • ¼ cup Fresh Basil Leaves (hand torn)
  • Kosher Salt (to taste)
  • Black Pepper (freshly ground, to taste)
How to make Spicy Tomato Basil Sauce:
  • Place a large saucepan on medium heat and add olive oil. Let it get hot.
  • Add in the garlic and stir fry for 1 minute.
  • Add black olives, red pepper flakes and capers. Cook for 2 minutes, while stirring.
  • Throw in the tomatoes, along with their juice. Bring to a low simmer.
  • Add in the basil leaves, salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.