Simple Sauce Recipe

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


Submitted by mkp6652

Makes 16 servings



Combine the olive oil, red pepper flakes, sea salt, and garlic in a cold saucepan. Stir while you heat the saucepan over medium-high heat, saute just 45 seconds or so until everything is fragrant - you don't want the garlic to brown. Stir in the tomatoes and heat to a gentle simmer, this takes just a couple minutes. Remove from heat and carefully take a taste (you don't want to burn your tongue)...If the sauce needs more salt add it now. Stir in the lemon zest reserving a bit to sprinkle on top of your pasta.

Recipe Ingredients for Simple Sauce

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
28 ounce can tomatoes

Recipe Directions for Simple Sauce

Combine the olive oil, red pepper flakes, sea salt, and garlic in a cold saucepan. Stir while you heat the saucepan over medium-high heat, saute just 45 seconds or so until everything is fragrant - you don't want the garlic to brown. Stir in the tomatoes and heat to a gentle simmer, this takes just a couple minutes. Remove from heat and carefully take a taste (you don't want to burn your tongue)...If the sauce needs more salt add it now. Stir in the lemon zest reserving a bit to sprinkle on top of your pasta.
Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 53.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
41
Calories from Fat
31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.4g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
157mg
7%
Potassium
6mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
2.6g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
0.4g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* 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
C
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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