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Basic Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Basic Spaghetti Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Basic Spaghetti Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by prettychikin

Makes 4 servings



I took the eggplant parmesan recipe korordragon posted and extracted the sauce portion.

Recipe Ingredients for Basic Spaghetti Sauce

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small yellow onion, sliced
3 cloves garlic, crushed and then minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed red peppers
28 ounce crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon dried basil

Recipe Directions for Basic Spaghetti Sauce

  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat

  2. add onions and saute until soft, about 5 minutes

  3. add garlic and saute another minute

  4. add salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes and stir until just blended

  5. add tomatoes and paste and stir until blended

  6. add oregano and basil and stir until blended

  7. simmer over low heat, approximately 15 minutes

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 228.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
128
Calories from Fat
32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.6g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
534mg
22%
Potassium
102mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
20.0g
7%
Dietary Fiber
7.4g
30%
Sugars
12.4g
Protein
5.4g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 12% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • Very high in sugar
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