Quick 'N Easy Tomato Sauce

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 87
Yield: 4 cups


1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 to 3 clove garlic minced
pinch ground cloves (optional)
1 (28-ounce) jar tomato
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried
1 (5 1/2-ounce) can tomato paste


1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add the onion, garlic, and cloves (if using), and sauté about 5 minutes or until the onion is translucent.
2. Add the tomatoes and basil to the skillet and continue simmering another 5 minutes.
3. Add the tomato paste, mix well, and return the sauce to a simmer.
4. Use immediately or refrigerate in a covered container up to three days.

For a Change . . .
* Add some vegetables to the onions and garlic in Step 1. Mushrooms, celery, bell peppers, carrots, and summer squash are all good choices. You may need to add another tablespoon of oil for this.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 87
Calories from Fat: 24

This Quick 'N Easy Tomato Sauce recipe is from the Vicki's Vegan Kitchen Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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