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Super Low-Fat Tomato Sauce

Super Low-Fat Tomato Sauce
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  • 4 ServingsServings


  • 1 33 1/3- oz. can plum tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 small onion, peeled and diced (1/2 cup)
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp. hot red pepper flakes
  • Salt to taste



1 Prepare pasta according to package directions.

2 While pasta is cooking, combine remaining ingredients in a 2-quart saucepan and heat to boiling.

3 Reduce heat and simmer until the liquid is reduced by half, approximately 10-20 minutes.

4 . In a food processor or blender, puree small quantities of the sauce to desired consistency, using 3 to 4 quick on-off motions for a chunky sauce, longer for a smoother sauce.

5 When pasta is done, drain. Pour sauce over pasta and serve immediately.

Source: National Pasta Association