Quick Chunky Tomato Sauce

Author: Canadian Living

Spoon this handy tomato sauce over Three-Cheese Polenta Pie, into lasagna or over pasta with a grate or two of cheese.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 1993

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 2 zucchinis diced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pinch hot pepper flakes
  • 1 can stewed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste

Method

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook carrots, zucchini, onion, garlic, basil, oregano, salt, pepper and hot pepper flakes, covered and stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes or until carrots are tender-crisp.

In bowl, mash tomatoes with potato masher; stir into skillet along with tomato paste. Increase heat to high; boil, uncovered, for about 10 minutes or until thickened. (Sauce can be cooled, covered and refrigerated for up to 3 days.) Serve warm.

Nutritional facts Per Serving, about:

  • Sodium 479 mg
  • Protein 2g
  • Calories 82.0
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 17 g
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