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Simple Tomato Sauce

tomato sauce

Easy tomato sauce recipe that will taste like you simmered it on the stove for hours.

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (14 oz or 400 gram) crushed or whole tomatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 medium carrots
  • ¼ Cup or 75 ml olive oil
  • ½ Cup or 125 ml red wine
  • 2 beef or vegetable bullion cubes
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1. Finely chop onion, garlic, and carrots. 2. Heat olive oil in large pot to medium heat. 3. Add onions, cooked for 2 minutes, stirring. 4. Add carrots and garlic, stirring until onions are translucent. 5. Add red wine and bullion, red pepper flakes and bring to a simmer. 6. Add tomatoes, bring to a simmer, and then drop the heat to barely bubbling. 7. Continue to simmer, stirring occasionally for 20 minutes. You can continue to allow it to simmer for 2- 3 hours for a thicker sauce. 8. Add salt and pepper to taste after the sauce has reached your desired consistency. 9. Optional: Add a ½ teaspoon of balsamic vinegar to add sweetness. You can also use a blender if you like a smoother sauce.1.

Nutritional Facts
Servings3
Calories Per Serving364
Total Fat19g30%
Sugar4gN/A
Saturated3g14%
Protein8g15%
Carbs37g12%
Vitamin A831µg92%
Vitamin B60.4mg18.8%
Vitamin C28mg47%
Vitamin E3mg15%
Vitamin K18µg23%
Calcium89mg9%
Fiber10g41%
Folate (food)74µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)74µg18%
Iron2mg14%
Magnesium62mg16%
Monounsaturated13gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg15%
Phosphorus157mg22%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium683mg20%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg12.8%
Sodium779mg32%
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg21.4%
Zinc1mg8%