Over high heat add 2 Tbs. olive oil and saute 1 minced garlic (6-9 cloves). Add sliced vegetables, toughest first, tenderest or leafy last. Saute about 5-7 min. Then add 1-2 tomatoes sliced into chunks, stir, turn down heat, and cover tightly. Simmer for another 5 min., add salt to taste, and sprinkle chopped basil over top just before serving. Serve over pasta adding grated Parmesan cheese to taste.