Pomodoro Sauce with Garlic and Oregano
Pomodoro (Tomato) Sauce is a very basic sauce with just a few ingredients.
It usually has tomatoes, onion, garlic, basil, salt and pepper
I decided to substitue oregano for basil and left out the onion just to get the full does of garlic.
The results are very yummy.
Local olive oil
3-4 large garlic cloves smashed and chopped
several (around 6-10) small sweet tomatoes (e.g. cherry, grape) sliced and seeded
2 T water
2 T (plus) fresh oregano (yes it has to be fresh) chopped
salt and pepper
1/4 c Parmesan
Saute garlic for 2-3 minutes stirring continuously to prevent burning
add tomatoes and
add the water - you can steal it from the pasta water since you should be cooking the pasta right now.
and cook for 4 or so minutes while tomatoes soften
during this time add oregano, salt and pepper. You need to add enough salt to offset the tomato flavor some.
Serve over a flatish pasta like Butterfly.
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