Simply Sensational Pasta Sauce

Simply Sensational Pasta Sauce

Simply Sensational Pasta Sauce

Onion, carrot, celery -- sauteed in olive oil simply combined with tomatoes for a complex-tasting sauce

Prep Time 20 minutes

Cook Time 40 minutes


6 servings (3/4 cup sauce with 1-1/2 cups pasta each)


1 medium carrot, finely chopped
1/4 Cup finely chopped celery
2 Tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves, or dried basil
1 can (28 oz ea) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes, undrained
1/4 Cup virgin olive oil
1 large onion, chopped (1 large = about 1 cup)
1 Pound dry pasta, uncooked


  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot and celery; mix well. Cook 5 minutes, or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomatoes with their juice and the basil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions while the vegetables are cooking; drain.
  3. Pour sauce into blender or food processor container; cover. Pulse several times to coarsely chop sauce mixture. (Do not puree.) Serve over the pasta.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 3/4 cup sauce with 1-1/2 cups pasta
Vitamin C 19.5 mg
Iron 2.7 mg
Vitamin A 1938.3 iu
Calories 428
Total Fat 10.9 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Saturated Fat 1.6 g
Sodium 603.7 mg
Carbohydrate 68.5 g
Dietary Fiber 5.2 g
Protein 12.9 g
Sugars 5.4 g
Calcium 63.6 mg

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