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Fresh Tomato Sauce For Pasta

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  Ripe tomatoes 3 Large
  Butter/Olive oil 15 Milliliter
  Sugar 5 Milliliter
  Basil 15 Milliliter
  Fine noodles/Star pasta 500 Milliliter

Cut the unpeeled tomatoes into 6 to 8 pieces and mash.
Place in a Pyrex or Corning dish.
Microwave at HIGH 8 to 10 minutes, or until sauce has thickened, stirring two or three times during the cooking period.
The texture should be like that of a thick but creamy sauce.
Add the remaining ingredients, except the pasta and salt.
Stir until creamy.
Microwave the fine noodles or star pasta according to Pasta Cooking Chart.
Add the tomato sauce and salt.
Stir well.
Serve or warm later at MEDIUM for 3 or 4 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2149 Calories from Fat 304

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g54.7%

Saturated Fat 13.8 g68.8%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 452.3 mg150.8%

Sodium 134.6 mg5.6%

Total Carbohydrates 383 g127.7%

Dietary Fiber 23.3 g93.2%

Sugars 28.8 g

Protein 76 g152.4%

Vitamin A 120.5% Vitamin C 120.1%

Calcium 26% Iron 63.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fresh Tomato Sauce For Pasta Recipe