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Homemade Tomato Sauce

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Italian tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)
  Tomato paste 1 Can (10 oz)
  Crumbled basil 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Dash
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large saucepan, heat oil. Add in the onions and garlic and saute till they soften.
2) Add in the tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, salt, sugar and water. Stir all well.
3) Let the mixture come to a boil and start bubbling. Turn down the flame. Cook uncovered on simmer for 45 minutes.
4) Stir intermittently till the tomato sauce has thickened.

SERVING
5) This Tomato Sauce can be used to prepare pasta and gravies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 922 Calories from Fat 495

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.3%

Saturated Fat 7.9 g39.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2812.1 mg117.2%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g33.8%

Dietary Fiber 23.2 g92.9%

Sugars 54.7 g

Protein 20 g39.2%

Vitamin A 137.5% Vitamin C 186.9%

Calcium 56.7% Iron 76.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Homemade Tomato Sauce Recipe