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|
- 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.
- Cook pasta according to package directions while the vegetables are cooking; drain.
- Pour sauce into blender or food processor container; cover. Pulse several times to coarsely chop sauce mixture. (Do not puree.) Serve over the pasta.
|Serving Size:||3/4 cup sauce with 1-1/2 cups pasta|
|Total Fat||10.9 g|
|Saturated Fat||1.6 g|
|Dietary Fiber||5.2 g|
|Vitamin A||1938.3 iu|
|Vitamin C||19.5 mg|
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