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Italian Tomato Sauce

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  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), peeled and crushed
  Canned tomato sauce 15 Ounce
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Place olive oil, onion and garlic in a deep, 1 1/2 quart, heat-resistant, non-metallic casserole.
Heat, uncovered, on full power 3 minutes or until onion is tender; stir occasionally.
Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
Heat, covered, on full power 5 to 7 minutes or until sauce bubbles.
For more flavor, sauce may be heated on simmer for 25 to 35 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 491 Calories from Fat 277

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g48.3%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g22.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4188.2 mg174.5%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g17.9%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.4%

Sugars 32 g

Protein 9 g17.7%

Vitamin A 45.1% Vitamin C 82.3%

Calcium 20.6% Iron 39.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Italian Tomato Sauce Recipe