Makes 2 ½ cups
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 20-30 minutes
- 1 pound fresh ripe tomatoes
- 1 medium onion
- 1 red bell pepper
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive-oil
- to taste – fresh herbs (such as basil, parsley, and/or cilantro)
- to taste – salt
Finely chop all ingredients (except oil and salt). Heat oil in a large skillet and add everything at once to the pan. Cook 20-30 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Let cool, then refrigerate or freeze.
Note: This base recipe can be multiplied, or modified with different herbs and spices to transport it across the globe.