Zippy Tomato Compote/Sauce

A super fast, super easy, versatile compote/sauce. Add more liquid and it works as a pasta sauce, less liquid it becomes a compote which can be spooned over grilled tofu, fish fillets or shrimp. Serve as a casual dinner or for a dinner party.
It is full on flavour with the anchovies and capers. Omit anchovies if you prefer and substitute with couple of minced black olives.

If using as a pasta sauce, prepare the pasta first and have ready.

4                      garlic cloves, minced
4                      tomatoes, ½ cup or so chopped
3                      anchovies, minced up
1 tbsp            capers
1 tsp               lemon zest
1 cup              parsley, chopped fine
Olive oil
Himalayan sea salt and fresh ground pepper

1 cup              rapini (broccoli rabe) chopped
2 tbsp            black olives minced
Parmigiana or feta cheese crumbled to taste

In a saucepan over medium low heat, add olive oil and garlic, saute for a minute. Add tomatoes, anchovies and capers and continue cooking until tomatoes break down.
If using rapini, add now along with capers, zest and parsley. Cook another minute. For pasta sauce, add a bit of pasta cooking water if it needs to be thinned out.
Serve with Parmigiana or feta if desired.