Basil Tomato Sauce

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• 5 anchovies
• 1 cube of beef bouillon
• 1 can of diced tomato
• 2-3 cloves of garlics
• some capers
• some pitted olives
• basils
halve the garlic and remove its heart (green part), make it less heavy on stomach

 LOTS of extra virgin oil in pan, add anchovies and garlic

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add diced tomato when the garlic is slightly golden, turn up the heat to integrate ingredients. After 10 minutes when the sauce thickens add capers and olives. When the sauce becomes creamy, turn off the heat; add basil, stir

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 simple sauce, big flavors!

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Nonna PaolaNonna Paola lives in Milano. She’s retired and occasionally cooks for fun for weddings. We met her in Brooklyn through her son, who’s a freelancer journalist for Italian media. He and his wife just had their first baby, so we got to thinking that meant all Paola’s cooking tricks were now officially italian grandmother cooking tricks. That’s when we got really excited. Lucky for all of us she was kind enough to take some time away from the baby to share a few easy home recipes that can be done in half hour.

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