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Amazingly Simple Tomato Sauce

Amazingly Simple Tomato Sauce

Samantha Jones

"I've used this sauce for lasagna, ziti, eggplant Parmesan, meatballs, and spaghetti. You name it, it's great with it."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 86 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 86 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 1.4 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.9g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1265 mg
  • 51%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large, heavy pot over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in hot oil until tender, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Stir crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, and water with the onion mixture until smooth; add sugar, parsley, basil, salt, Italian seasoning, fennel, and pepper. Stir the mixture, bring to a simmer, reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened and the seasonings have permeated the sauce, 1 hour to 90 minutes.

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Excellent! Next time I'm adding some garlic cloves in, too.

I was looking for a heartier sauce than a simple tomato sauce. This is it! I used it to make chicken parmesan. Thank you for an easy delish sauce.

I made this as written and it is excellent...my only thought is the salt...it is very salty. I'm not going to add salt next time and it'll likely be perfect. Thank you!

I used diced tomatos already seasoned with Italian spices so all i had to do was saute the onions and garlic then pour in the cans. No spices needed!

Easy AND yummy!!! Mixed a shallot in with the onions, changed the Italian seasoning to Oregano and used brown sugar instead of white! 2nd servings seal of approval from my boys = happy momma!

I've clicked the "made it" button only three times but I've made it far more often than that over the last few months. This is now my go-to tomato sauce recipe. The recipe is very good as is but...

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