Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce Recipe


Main Ingredient


 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Large, chopped
 Carrot1 , pared and diced
 Celery stalks1 , diced
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), smashed and chopped
 Ripe tomatoes12 Large, peeled and chopped
 Tomato paste2 Tablespoon
 Chopped fresh basil1 Tablespoon
 Thyme1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Chopped fresh parsley1 Tablespoon
 Oregano1 Tablespoon
 Bay leaf1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 922 Calories from Fat 324

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.9%

Saturated Fat 5.4 g27.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 240 mg10%

Total Carbohydrates 145 g48.3%

Dietary Fiber 43.2 g172.7%

Sugars 78.9 g

Protein 29 g57%

Vitamin A 646% Vitamin C 585.3%

Calcium 66.7% Iron 94.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat oil in saute pan over medium heat. Add onion, carrot and celery. Cook 8 minutes over low heat.
Mix in garlic and continue cooking 3 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients and bring to boil. Cook 70 minutes, partly covered, over low heat. Stir 3 to 4 times during cooking.
Serve over hot pasta.