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20-minute Pasta Sauce

Yield Makes 3 cups sauce; 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.