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Pomadoro Sauce

A friend shared the recipe for this fresh tomato mixture that’s full of garlicky goodness. It can be used like bruschetta--to top slices of Italian or French bread. Or toss it with pasta or serve with grilled or roasted poultry, fish or pork.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + standing
  • Makes
    3 cups


  • 4 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Thinly sliced French bread, optional


  • In a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, oil, garlic, basil, salt and pepper. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes. Serve as topping on French bread if desired or as a sauce.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 54 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 104mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • vfischer
    Apr 12, 2009

    Sounds great! Can't wait to try it this summer when I have lots of tomatoes and basil.