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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 35.9
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 5.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 0.7 g

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MAKEOVER: Basic Spaghetti Sauce (by BJUBILEE)

Submitted by: BJUBILEE

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Introduction

This is an easy to prepare basic spaghetti sauce. It is easy to add veggies or meats as you desire. And it's much healthier than the store-bought jars! Be sure to look for cans of whole tomatoes and tomato paste with no added salt.

(Comparison - Most store-bought sauces have 80+ calories and 400+ mg sodium in a 1/2 cup serving. This sauce has 75 calories and 300 mg of sodium in 1 cup serving!)

This is an easy to prepare basic spaghetti sauce. It is easy to add veggies or meats as you desire. And it's much healthier than the store-bought jars! Be sure to look for cans of whole tomatoes and tomato paste with no added salt.

(Comparison - Most store-bought sauces have 80+ calories and 400+ mg sodium in a 1/2 cup serving. This sauce has 75 calories and 300 mg of sodium in 1 cup serving!)


Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 T. olive oil
    1/2 c. chopped onion
    3 cloves chopped garlic
    2 (28 oz) cans whole peeled tomatoes with no salt added
    1 T. dried oregano
    1 T. dried basil
    1 T agave nectar

Directions

Makes about 7 - 8 cups of sauce. A serving is one cup of sauce.

Heat oil in saucepan. Add onion and garlic. Cook until onion is soft.

Use blender or food chopper to puree tomatoes , leaving small chunks. Add basil, oregano, and agave nectar. Simmer on low for 10 minutes.

Serve warm. To store, allow to cool and refrigerate in airtight jar or bowl.






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