- In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil and garlic over medium heat.
- Cook until soft, but not browned (for about 30 seconds).
- Add diced red peppers, and continue to cook for 2–3 minutes, until the peppers begin to sizzle.
- Add tomatoes, tomato juice, basil, and pepper. Bring to a boil.
- Simmer for 10 minutes, or until the sauce thickens slightly.(Sauce can be pureed for picky eaters.)
- Use immediately or refrigerate.