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Fresh Tomato Sauce

Fresh Tomato Sauce

48 Ratings
48 Ratings
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Makes: 6 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Fresh vegetables are cooked with herbs to create a flavorful and savory sauce for pasta, and other dishes, too!

Ingredients

  • 8 tomatoes (ripe)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup green pepper (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup carrot (thinly sliced, or shredded)
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano (dried)
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil (dried)
  • 2 teaspoons garlic (minced or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder)
  • pepper (to taste)
  • 6 cups pasta (cooked)
  • 6 tablespoons Parmesan cheese (grated)

Directions

1. Wash the ripe tomatoes. Cut out stem ends. Chop into small pieces and set aside in a large bowl.

2. In a large pan, heat the oil over medium high heat. Add onion, green pepper, carrots and garlic. Stir-fry until tender, about three minutes.

3. Add seasonings and tomatoes. Bring to a gentle boil.

4. Lower heat and simmer gently, uncovered, until tomatoes turn to a sauce, about 40 minutes. Serve over freshly cooked pasta.

Source:

Connecticut Food Policy Council, Farm Fresh Summertime Recipes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 301
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Sodium 83 mg
Carbohydrates 52 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 12 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 100 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 524 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 301
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 3 mg
Carbohydrates 52 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 12 g
Minerals
Calcium 100 mg
Potassium 524 mg
Sodium 83 mg
Copper 262 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 51 mg
Phosphorus 166 mg
Selenium 38 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 126 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 34 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 22 mcg
Folate 196 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.5 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 23 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/4 cups
Grains 2 ounces
Dairy 1/4 cups

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