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Tomato Coulis (From a History of Tomatoes, 9/08)

Category
sauces
Cuisine
tomatoes
Source
Joe George
Prep Time
20 minutes
Number of Servings
makes 1 quart
Ingredients
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 shallots, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 pounds tomatoes, diced
1/4 cup white wine
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon sugar
6 leaves fresh basil
Directions

Saute the shallots and garlic in olive oil until translucent but not browned. Add diced tomatoes, white wine, salt, pepper, and sugar. Bring to a boil, lower it to a simmer, and cook for twenty to thirty minutes. Transfer the sauce to a blender and puree until smooth. Strain the coulis through a sieve.