Ricotta in Tomato Sauce

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Sep 30, 2004
This is a nice starter or can be added as an appy at Christmas or any holiday. use a bowl shallow is best, Take 8 plum tomatoes,peel,seed and finely chop them. add them to 4 Tab. evoo,salt,and pinch of red pepper flakes or more if you like HOT!!! Bring to a simmer then after tomatoes are softened remove from heat add 3 torn basil leaves whisk the 1 cup of ricotta last 3 torn leaves of basil and add some more salt and pepper. put tomato sauce in a small platter with sides, In a bowl,using an ice cream scoop make the ricotta into balls and place them on top of the sauce. Sprinkle with torn basil and chopped parsley and parm.Dig in with soft Italian bread.

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