Tomatoe Sauce with Star Anise & Vanilla

1 review, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes


6 pound Beef or heirloom tomato; or 48 oz canned whole
4 Star anise
1 Vanilla pod
Sea salt and cracked pepper; to taste
2 sprig Thyme
1 Bay leaf
Fresh garlic, peeled
1 bunch Basil
Extra virgin olive oil

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Heat heavy cast pan.

Halve tomatoes and place into hot pan. Season with salt, pepper and pinch of sugar.

Cut vanilla in half and add seeds to tamatoes. Add pod and star anise.

Allow tomatoes to cook and then push gently with masher to help them release juices.

Reduce heat to simmer and and cook 1-2 hours until a thickened paste.

Crack garlic and add along with basil which is just halved and thrown in.

Stir in good amount of olive oil and allow to infuse.

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