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Basic Pizza Sauce

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield 1 1/3 cups

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can undrained crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 202
  • fat 0.3 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 9.6 g
  • carbohydrate 42 g
  • fiber 9.9 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 7.1 mg
  • sodium 955 mg
  • calcium 197 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped onion to pan; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Add 1 minced garlic clove to pan; sauté 30 seconds. Stir in 1/4 cup white wine; cook 30 seconds. Add 2 tablespoons tomato paste, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, and 1 (5-ounce) can undrained crushed tomatoes. Reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until thick. Remove from heat; stir in 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil and 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar. Cool.

  2. Nutritional analysis is for 1 1/3 cups Basic Pizza Sauce.

  3. Spicy Pizza Sauce variation: Add 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper with the oregano and black pepper; omit basil. Yield: 1 1/3 cups. Nutritional analysis is for 1 1/3 cups Spicy Pizza Sauce. CALORIES 206; FAT 4g (sat 1g, mono 1g, poly 2g); PROTEIN 6g; CARB 6g; FIBER 3g; CHOL 0mg; IRON 3mg; SODIUM 953mg; CALC 199mg

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