Warmth ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil in a big saucepan over medium. Cook dinner 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped, stirring, till golden, 30–60 seconds. Add 14 oz. Sun Gold tomatoes, halved by way of stem ends, and 1½ tsp. Diamond Crystal or 1 tsp. Morton kosher salt, ½ tsp. crushed purple pepper flakes, and ½ cup boiling salted water from pot; season with freshly floor black pepper. Cook dinner, stirring sometimes and smashing tomatoes with a picket spoon, till tomatoes are jammy and falling aside, 5–7 minutes.