Why buy canned or bottled sauce? If you’re on a budget or want to control additives, such as sodium and sugar, this all-purpose sauce is ready in 15 minutes. Double the batch so there’s some extra to freeze. —Susan E. Levy
onion finely diced
cloves garlic, minced
15-ounce can diced tomatoes
water or broth
Heat olive oil over medium heat in pan, add onion and garlic. Sauté for 2-3 minutes or until onion is barely translucent.
Add tomatoes and basil, stir and bring to low boil for 3-5 minutes depending on desired thickness.
Per ½ cup serving: 65 calories, 2g protein, 8g carbohydrate, 4g fat, 1g sat fat, 3g mono fat, 0mg cholesterol, 2g fiber, 11mg sodium
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