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Light Spaghetti Sauce

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Ingredients
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic cloves 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Crushed tomatoes 56 Ounce
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. Use a large heavy bottomed saucepan.
2. Heat olive oil, over medium flame.
3. Add garlic and sauté for 2 minutes until soft.
4. Add chopped onion to the garlic and continue sautéing until the onion is soft and lightly browned.
5. Empty the crushed tomatoes from the cans into the saucepan and stir to combine with the onion and garlic.
6. Add seasonings.

FINALIZING
7. Simmer the sauce on low heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent the sauce from burning.
8. When the sauce has thickened, add the fresh basil and cook for another 5 minutes.

SERVING
9. Bottle the sauce and refrigerate. Use it to make spagetti with meat balls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 210 Calories from Fat 79

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.3%

Saturated Fat 0.71 g3.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1009.9 mg42.1%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.1 g32.5%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A 57.1% Vitamin C 65.3%

Calcium 15% Iron 30.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Light Spaghetti Sauce Recipe