Pork Tomato Sauce

Parenting
Use leftovers from Apple-Roasted Pork, left (deli ham makes a nice substitute). Serve over pasta; penne and ziti are good choices.
2 Cups

Ingredients

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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 pound boneless pork, cut into 1/2-to 1-inch cubes
1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage, or 1 tsp dried
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme, or 1 tsp dried
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup tomato sauce
1 cup frozen peas

Preparation

Prep time: About 10 Minutes
Cooking time: About 25 Minutes

In a medium saucepan, heat oil over moderate heat. Add onions and cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add pork and brown about 4 minutes (if it's already cooked, add with the tomato sauce; see below). Stir in herbs, salt, and pepper and cook 5 minutes. Pour in chicken broth and tomato sauce and simmer 5 minutes. Add peas, taste for seasoning, and let cook another 5 minutes, or until the pork and peas are tender.

FREEZE-EASY: Place cooled sauce in zip-close plastic bags or containers with tight-fitting lids. After thawing, reheat in a saucepan over low heat until simmering; or follow your microwave's directions.

How kids can help: Measure ingredients.

Created date

January 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories (1/3 cup): 166
Fat 6.3 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Sodium 450 mg
Cholesterol 36 mg