Tomato Sauce with Summer Vegetables and Basil Recipe

Looking for an easy Tomato Sauce with Summer Vegetables and Basil recipe? Learn how to make Tomato Sauce with Summer Vegetables and Basil using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ishaw2000

Makes 4 servings



A great tomatoe sauce recipe I found in a recent AARP magazine.

Recipe Ingredients for Tomato Sauce with Summer Vegetables and Basil

2 T. olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1/2 medium yellow onion
1 cup finely chopped carrots
2 cups finely chopped mushrooms
1 small red pepper, finely chopped
2 pounds roma tomatoes,peeled,seeded and chopped
2 T. basil
1 salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Tomato Sauce with Summer Vegetables and Basil

  1. Heat oil in a large,wide skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and onion and cook 4 to 5 minutes, then add carrots, mushrooms and bell pepper and cook until the vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes more.

  2. Increase the heat to high. Add the tomatoes, and their juice, the basil, and the salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a simmer;the reduce theheat to medium and cook, uncovered, until thickened, about15 minutes. Serve over pasta.

Categories

Tomatoes, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 331.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
133
Calories from Fat
67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.4g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
34mg
1%
Potassium
806mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
15.6g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
9.2g
Protein
3.8g
Vitamin A 143% Vitamin C 94%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in niacin
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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