Spicy Tomato Sauce

Spicy Tomato Sauce

Spicy Tomato Sauce

Serve this hearty sauce with thick fettucine noodles or hefty rigatoni for a perfect meal.


Makes 6 (1/2-cup) servings


1 teaspoon olive oil
2 ounces Canadian bacon, cut into thin strips
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 cans (14 ounces each) no-salt-added whole tomatoes, undrained
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes


  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over high heat. Stir in bacon, onion and garlic. Cook and stir 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Add mushrooms; cook and stir 2 minutes or until mushrooms are tender.
  2. Add tomatoes, parsley, oregano, crushed red pepper and black pepper to saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover. Simmer 50 to 60 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens. Garnish as desired.

Nutritional Information

Calories 59
Calories from Fat 25 %
Total Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 111 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 2

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