Penne Pasta with Homemade Tomato Basil Sauce

Penne Pasta with Homemade Tomato Basil SauceI love this simple recipe. The sauce is incredibly flavorful and I make enough to can and save for the winter.  This serves 5 very hungry people.

Sauce Ingredients
1/2 cup olive oil
10 pounds tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
2 large onions, minced
6 cloves garlic, minced
kosher salt
freshly ground black pepper

Pasta Ingredients
1 pound of penne pasta cooked al dente
1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions
Sauté the onion and garlic in the olive oil unit translucent.

Add the tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper to the pan and allow it to cook over medium-low heat until the tomatoes are soft then lower the heat and allow it to simmer for two hours until it thickens.

Finish cooking the pasta in the sauce and add the cheese and mix.

Serve.

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