When it's hot outside, the last thing you want to do is cook over a hot stove. Of course, you'd also like to use those juicy tomatoes you got from your garden or the farmers' market. Try a grating the tomatoes for instant fresh sauce.
The Kitchn recommends this interesting trick: Slice the tomato in half and grate it down to the skin. That's it. Slow cooked tomato sauce has a richer and deeper flavour, but this sauce is quick. Sure, you might have to cook some pasta, but we have shortcuts for that too. Hit the link to read more.