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Homemade Pasta Sauce

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This is a very simple pasta sauce recipe that you should be able to whip up in 20 minutes. The great thing about this recipe is that you can build on it.
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Tomato puree 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Dry basil 1 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. In a saucepan heat the olive oil over medium to high heat.
2. Add the onion and sauté until the onion is translucent.
3. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
4. Add the tomato puree and mix thorougly.
5. Add the basil, oregano, bay leaf, salt, and, black pepper.
6. Lower the heat to a simmer and cook uncovered for 15 minutes or to taste.
7. Use the sauce with the pasta of your choice.
8. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese to taste.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Tomato, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1002 Calories from Fat 457

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80.1%

Saturated Fat 15.7 g78.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 54.9 mg18.3%

Sodium 3129.8 mg130.4%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.4%

Dietary Fiber 31.6 g126.3%

Sugars 45.4 g

Protein 44 g87.1%

Vitamin A 136.3% Vitamin C 191.5%

Calcium 146.8% Iron 166.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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