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Quick Tomato Sauce

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In the recipe video, How To: 20 Minute Tomato Sauce, chef Dani Spies demonstrates the method to prepare tomato sauce at home. A simple, homemade tomato sauce is a must-have for all kitchen. Use this sauce to serve with regular meals throughout the week.
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic clove 3 Medium, chopped
  Onion 1 Medium, sliced
  Korean red pepper flakes 1 Pinch
  Canned tomatoes 2 Can (20 oz), crushed (28 ounce can)
  Bay leaf 1 Medium
  Oregano 1 Tablespoon, dried
  Fresh flat leaf parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Cracked black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon (to taste)

1. Heat a large pot over medium heat and add olive oil.
2. Add onion, red pepper flakes and a pinch of salt to it. Sauté it for 5 minutes or until the onions turns soft and tender.
3. Add garlic and sauté it for another 5 minutes or until it is translucent.
4. Add the crushed tomatoes and give it a stir.
5. Add bay leaf, oregano, freshly ground pepper and a pinch of salt. Mix well and turn the heat to high so that it comes to a boil.
6. Once it comes to a boil, reduce flame to a simmer and let it cook for about 15 minutes or until it comes to a desired consistency.
7. Remove from flame and garnish with freshly chopped parsley. Mix it well.
8. Allow it to cool and store it in the refrigerator to use as required.

9. Serve Tomato Sauce as an accompaniment to dishes or as a base recipe for other dishes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
If you are crazy about homemade tomato sauce, then here is something for you. It is one of the staple ingredients, every equipped kitchen should have. If you never prepared this on your own, then don't miss this chance to learn the process as this homemade tomato sauce gets ready in around 20 minutes. Doesn't it sound great?

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 56 Calories from Fat 18

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3%

Saturated Fat 0.2 g0.99%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 302.3 mg12.6%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 2 g3.8%

Vitamin A 18.8% Vitamin C 23.4%

Calcium 6.4% Iron 11.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Quick Tomato Sauce Recipe Video