Total Time
20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is an old Sicilian sauce/condiment/marinade. Baste meat on the grill with a brush made of basil or rosemary. Use it as a massage oil, lol. Best in Summer when the basil is going crazy and the tomatoes are breaking the branches. Still heaven with canned tomatoes.

Directions

  1. Put on an apron, this is messy.
  2. In a mortor and pestle pound garlic and salt together till it is almost a liquid.
  3. Add basil and peppercorns and continue to pound.
  4. Add tomatoes and pound.
  5. Use in any number of ways.
  6. Put this on pasta or marinade a steak or chicken with it, basting all the while.
  7. Spoon on top of grilled eggplant or zucchini.