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Basic Tomato Pasta Sauce

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Ingredients
  Carrot 1 , coarsely chopped
  Stalk celery 1 , coarsely chopped
  Onion 1 , coarsely chopped
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
  Crushed tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Minced parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Dried basil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

In a food processor, process the carrots, celery, and onions with on/off turns until finely chopped.
Transfer to a lightly oiled 8" X 8" baking dish.
Add the oil and stir well.
Microwave for 2 minutes.
Stir in the tomatoes, garlic, parsley, basil, oregano, and pepper.
Cover with a lid and microwave on high for 4 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Tomato

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 316 Calories from Fat 62

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 759.5 mg31.6%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.7%

Dietary Fiber 16.3 g65.2%

Sugars 9.7 g

Protein 12 g23.8%

Vitamin A 307.8% Vitamin C 141.4%

Calcium 32.1% Iron 53.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Basic Tomato Pasta Sauce Recipe