Bacon Basil Tomato Sauce

From Jamie DeMent
  • 1 lb. bacon
  • 2 lb. peeled, chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 chopped fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste

 Slice bacon into 1/4 inch chunks.  Fry in skillet until almost done.  Add minced garlic.  When garlic starts to look clear, add tomatoes and simmer on low heat for 10 minutes.  Add basil and simmer for an additional 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.  Serve over pasta and garnish with fresh grated cheese.