Category, , , DifficultyBeginner

This delicious sauce is easy to make and perfect for any pasta and as a dip!

Yields7 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time25 mins
 28 oz can whole or diced tomatoes in tomato juice (no salt added)
 7 garlic cloves, peeled and slivered
 basil, Italian seasoning, oregano, and black pepper (to taste)
 crushed red pepper flakes (to taste, optional)
 1 bay leaf
1

For a smooth sauce, pour tomatoes into food processor and blend on high until smooth.

2

Add all ingredients to a large skillet.

3

Simmer sauce until thickened (about 15-20 minutes). If using oregano, taste sauce after 10 minutes of simmering, adding more oregano and other spices as needed.

Notes:
4

Credit: Adapted from NY Times Cooking

5

Nutrition information is dependent upon the brand of ingredients used. The nutrition information provided below is just to be used as a guide and assumes recipe was followed using exact ingredients mentioned above.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 0.5 cup

Servings 7


Amount Per Serving
Calories 35
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 15mg1%
Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 6g2%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 0g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 28 oz can whole or diced tomatoes in tomato juice (no salt added)
 7 garlic cloves, peeled and slivered
 basil, Italian seasoning, oregano, and black pepper (to taste)
 crushed red pepper flakes (to taste, optional)
 1 bay leaf

Directions

1

For a smooth sauce, pour tomatoes into food processor and blend on high until smooth.

2

Add all ingredients to a large skillet.

3

Simmer sauce until thickened (about 15-20 minutes). If using oregano, taste sauce after 10 minutes of simmering, adding more oregano and other spices as needed.

Notes:
4

Credit: Adapted from NY Times Cooking

5

Nutrition information is dependent upon the brand of ingredients used. The nutrition information provided below is just to be used as a guide and assumes recipe was followed using exact ingredients mentioned above.

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