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Perfect Sauce Recipe

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


Submitted by carmen_wald

Makes 8 servings



From Can You Stay for Dinner blog (http://www.canyoustayfordinner.com/2011/05/22/my-favorite-meatballs/)

Recipe Ingredients for Perfect Sauce

2 tablespoons canola oil
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
4 cloves garlic, minced
28 oz crushed tomatoes
6 oz tomato paste
1 tablespoon dried oregano
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper

Recipe Directions for Perfect Sauce

  1. Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add the oil and swirl to coat the bottom of the pan completely. Add the onion and garlic and saute, stirring occasionally, for about 7 minutes, until browned. Lower the heat if they begin to burn. The more color that develops on the onion and garlic, the more flavor they?ll add to the finished sauce.

  2. Once the onions and garlic are tender and caramel in color, add the crushed tomatoes and the tomato paste and stir until the mixture is smooth and well combined.

  3. Add the remaining ingredients (oregano through pepper), stir, and bring the mixture to a simmer. Lower the heat to the lowest setting, cover and let cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally so that the bottom does not burn.

Categories

Vegetables

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 140.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
129
Calories from Fat
49
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.4g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
503mg
21%
Potassium
245mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
18.4g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
13.2g
Protein
3.6g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 7% 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
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • Very high in sugar
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