Cookless Tomato Sauce

Cookless Tomato Sauce

Simple and Fresh Cookless Tomato Sauce


Yes, you read that correctly a cookless tomato sauce. Tomato sauce is often thought of as something that simmers on the stove for hours on a Sunday afternoon. Not so. This is a much lighter version of the traditional cooked tomato sauce. Like the traditional sauce, this uses fresh ingredients. In fact, this recipe for cookless tomato sauce has only six ingredients: tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and basil.

Cookless Tomato Sauce




Cookless Tomato Sauce Ingredients


  • 12 oz angel hair or thin spaghetti
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3/4 salt
  • A couple of turns of the pepper grinder
  • A bunch of fresh basil
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese


Cookless Tomato Sauce in Food Processor


  • Cook the pasta according to the directions
  • In a food processor or blender, combine the tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and basil. Pulse until combined.
  • Toss the pasta with the tomato sauce topping with Parmesan cheese and chopped basil.

Serves 4

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