Homemade Tomato Sauce
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 2 hours 20 minutes • Serves: 6
1/4cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
5-1/2cups chopped tomatoes (about 7 medium)
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1.In large saucepot, cook garlic, oil and crushed red pepper flakes over medium-low heat 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add onion and 1 teaspoon salt; cook 7 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring occasionally. Add tomatoes, Italian seasoning, pepper and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt; heat to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 2 hours or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
2.Stir in sugar and vinegar; transfer to blender and purée.
Approximate nutritional values per serving:
126 Calories, 10g Fat (1g Saturated), 0mg Cholesterol, 593mg Sodium,
12g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 6g Sugars, 2g Added Sugars, 2g Protein