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Fresh Tomato And Basil Sauce

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Tomatoes 6 Large, peeled and diced
  Tomato juice 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Chopped fresh basil 2 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

1.Heat oil in a saucepan.
Cook onion and garlic for 4-5 minutes or until onion softens.
Stir in tomatoes and tomato juice and simmer for 5 minutes.
2.Add 1 tablespoon basil and simmer for a further 1 hour or until sauce thickens and reduces.
Just before serving, stir in remaining basil and season with pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Basil
Interest: 
Quick

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 492 Calories from Fat 156

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.4%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 82.4 mg3.4%

Total Carbohydrates 80 g26.8%

Dietary Fiber 19.8 g79%

Sugars 46.5 g

Protein 15 g30.7%

Vitamin A 225% Vitamin C 319.7%

Calcium 26% Iron 30.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fresh Tomato And Basil Sauce Recipe