Stewed Tomato Basil

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This recipe idea is for simple stewed tomatoes made with fresh tomatoes, salt, pepper, honey, onion, garlic and more.
  • 4 large tomatoes (or 6 medium tomatoes)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey to sweeten
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 sprig fresh basil, chopped or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

Peel and cut tomatoes into chunks. Heat the tomatoes in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly for about 5 minutes.Continue cooking over low heat for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently, or until desired consistency is reached.Add salt, pepper, onion, garlic, basil, coconut oil and honey; taste and adjust seasonings. If desired serve with croutons on top.  Cook longer to thicken.

Recipe Variations

  • Sauté some finely chopped celery, onion, and bell peppers for a zestier, more flavorful dish.
  • Add a few dashes of Crystal Hot Sauce or some red pepper flakes for a little heat.