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Abruzzo Fresh Mint and Tomato Sauce Recipe

Abruzzo Fresh Mint and Tomato Sauce
Yield: Approx. 6-¼ quarts
Abruzzo Fresh Mint and Tomato Sauce

A fresh mint sauce inspired by the flavors of Northern Italy.

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  • ¼ cup Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. Garlic, minced
  • 2 cups Onion, chopped
  • 2- #10 cans Bella Rossa Prime Tomato Strips in Juice
  • ¾ cup Walnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped
  • ¾ tsp. Sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. Freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup Fresh mint leaves, chiffonade
  • ½ cup Fresh basil leaves, chiffonade
  1. Heat a large sauce pot with olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté until translucent.
  2. Add tomatoes, walnuts, sea salt and black pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
  3. Add mint and basil and simmer an additional 10 minutes. 

Recommended Pasta: Long string-type pastas or long ribbon-type pastas.