20-minute Pasta Sauce



Makes 3 cups sauce; 4 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 116
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Protein 2.8 g
Fat 4 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 15 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Sodium 327 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 onion, chopped
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
1 can (28 oz.) pear-shaped tomatoes
1/2 cup dry red wine
1/2 teaspoon hot chili flakes


In a 5- to 6-quart pan, combine onion, garlic, and oil. Stir often over medium-high heat until onion is soft, about 5 minutes. While onion cooks, mince basil leaves. Add to onion along with tomatoes and their juice, wine, and chili flakes. Boil until reduced to 3 cups, about 10 minutes, stirring often and breaking tomatoes into small pieces. Use hot.