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Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by colocaloriecount

Makes 6 servings



This is modified from Weighing-In recipe using less cheese. You can use this over eggplant and pasta for an excellent dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce

1/2 tbl olive oil
1 onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, crushed and minced
1 tsp chili flakes, red
30 ozs crushed tomatoes (2 x 15 ozs)
1 tbl tomato paste
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 c fresh basil, chopped
3/4 c mozzarella
1/4 c grated parmesan

Recipe Directions for Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce

  1. Heat olive oil in nonstick saucepan over medium high heat.

  2. Addion and garlic and saute until soft about 2 minutes.

  3. Add the chili flakes and stir to incorporate.

  4. Add the crushed tomatoes and tomato paste and sitl to blend completely.

  5. Bring to a simmer and simmer for 5 minutes.

  6. Season with salt and pepper, sitl in the basil and remove from heat.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 186.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.2g
8%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Sodium
608mg
25%
Potassium
86mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
14.9g
5%
Dietary Fiber
5.0g
20%
Sugars
9.2g
Protein
9.2g
Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 23% Iron 13%
* 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
  • High in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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