Quick Tomato Sauce

This sauce can be assembled in 20 minutes from ingredients right in the house. It is an excellent all-purpose red sauce for pasta or any recipe calling for tomato sauce.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped garlic
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 can (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 oz.) diced tomatoes in purée
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat the oil in a medium saucepan for 1 minute over medium heat. Add onions, garlic, and red pepper flakes; cook 5 minutes until onions are translucent.
  • Stir in tomato paste and sugar; cook, stirring, 5 minutes more. Add crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Simmer 10 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped garlic
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 can (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 oz.) diced tomatoes in purée
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat the oil in a medium saucepan for 1 minute over medium heat. Add onions, garlic, and red pepper flakes; cook 5 minutes until onions are translucent.
  • Stir in tomato paste and sugar; cook, stirring, 5 minutes more. Add crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Simmer 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories80
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium510mg
Total Carbohydrate11g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars6g
Protein2g