Pan Seared Sea Bass with Tomato Broth and Ham, Peas & Lettuce

Pan Seared Sea Bass with Tomato Broth and Ham, Peas & Lettuce

Main Course 

  • 5

    serves

  • Very easy

    Difficulty

Ingredients

  • 1/2 head garlic – shaved
  • Bouquet including: 2 bunches basil (about 4 sprigs) & 6 springs of thyme – tied together
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup small dice onion
  • 2 cups small dice celery
  • 4 cups large dice Roma tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt & pepper

Preparation

Using a medium sized pot, slowly warm garlic and herbs in olive oil, toasting to golden brown.

Add onions and celery and let them sweat until translucent with no color.

Add tomatoes and water. Simmer for 20 minutes, season with salt and pepper.

Strain through a chinois, reduce liquid by 1/2 and mount with butter.