Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Quick 'n' Chunky Tomato Sauce

Canned stewed tomatoes form the base for this tangy sauce. Throw in a little wine and a few spices, cook the pasta, and dinner is ready.

Makes 6 servings (⅔ cup each serving) 

2      14 ½-ounce cans salt-free (or regular) stewed tomatoes 
⅓     cup tomato paste 
¼     cup dry red wine 
1      teaspoon sugar 
1      teaspoon dried basil 
½     teaspoon dried oregano 
2      tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Gather your ingredients.

In a medium saucepan, combine all ingredients except Parmesan cheese.

Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently.

Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 15 minutes.

Spoon sauce over cooked pasta.
Sprinkle each serving with 1 teaspoon of the Parmesan cheese.

Each Serving Provides 
Calories 70
Total Fat 0.7g
Cholesterol 2mg
Sodium 188mg
Total Carbohydrate 13.3g
Dietary Fiber 3.1
Protein 2.5

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1 comment:

  1. Look delicious and I love the fiber/protein count! Thanks for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)