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Easy Garlic Pasta Sauce

Sweet and savory, this sauce is bursting with tomato flavor. Recipe source: Cook Fast, Eat Well

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Servings: 6
Ingredients Click the play button next to each ingredient for How-To Videos
  • 2 tablespoons Cooking Oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried Basil
  • Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 (28 ounce) can Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1 medium Onion, diced
  • 3-5 cloves Garlic, minced
  1. Heat the oil over high heat until it shimmers. Add the onions and cook, stirring frequently, about 3 minutes. Add the garlic. Cook for 2 more minutes, stirring.
  2. Add basil, red pepper flakes, salt and sugar. Stir. Cook for 1 minutes.
  3. Add 1/2 can of crushed tomatoes. Scrape the bottom of the ban to remove any stuck on bits. Reduce heat to low.
  4. Add remaining tomatoes and water. All to simmer for 10 minutes up to one hour. If simmering for longer, stir the sauce occasionally and add water as needed.
  5. Serve on top of your favorite pasta noodles or use as a homemade pizza sauce.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/6 of recipe % Daily Value
Calories 73
Fat 5 g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.7 g 4%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 382 mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 8 g 3%
Fiber 2 g 7%
Sugars 4 g
Protein 2 g 3%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Onions are a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B6.

Garlic contains vitamin B6, manganese and phosphorus.

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