Quick Tomato Sauce
By 30 Minutes or Less
This sauce is great over pasta or any type of grilled or roasted meat.
Ingredients2 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 small onion, chopped
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 14-oz. cans crushed tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon dried basil or fresh basil to taste (optional)
Sauté onion and garlic in oil over medium heat until soft.
Add tomatoes, and simmer covered on low until it thickens and is ‘saucy’, about 15 minutes.
If desired add dried or fresh basil.
Serve over you favorite pasta.
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of vitamin A, potassium and fiber.
- Calories: 59
- Carbohydrates: 10g
- Total Fat: 1.9g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Saturated Fat: 0.3g
- Dietary Fiber: 3g
- % of Calories from Fat: 25%
- Sodium: 175 mg
- Protein: 2g
- Recipe Credit
Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.