Whether you make a beeline for the tomato stand at your local farmers' market, or grow your own favorite varieties, finding mouthwatering full-flavor tomatoes is a real treat. Why not slice up a sunny yellow Lemon Boy for your favorite BLT, or toss a few Sungold cherry tomatoes in a simple garden salad? Look for your tried & true favorites (like Beefmaster or Supersteak), but why not give a few new varieties a try, too?
Angie's Pasta & Sauce
Homemade sauce is so simple to prepare. You’ll love the taste of both the sauce and the freshly grated Parmesan on top. See the complete recipe below. From Farmers' Market Favorites cookbook.
Angie’s Pasta & Sauce
6 to 8 roma tomatoes, halved, seeded and diced
1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced
1⁄2 c. butter, melted
1 T. dried basil
8-oz. pkg. angel hair pasta, cooked
Garnish: freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Combine tomatoes and garlic in a saucepan. Simmer over medium heat 15 minutes; set aside. Blend together butter and basil; add to pasta. Toss to coat. Stir in tomato mixture, and garnish. Serves 4 to 6.