Classic Tomato Sauce


Classic Tomato Sauce

NUTRITIONALS PER SERVING: 66 Calories; 4g Fat; 8g Carbs; 2g Fiber; 4g Sugar; 25g Protein
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time27 mins
Servings: 4 Servings


  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh garlic
  • 1 (15-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and black pepper


  • Heat olive oil in a 2-quart sauce pot over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add crushed tomatoes, basil, salt, and pepper to the pot and bring up to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium-low and let simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes.


This freezes well and can easily be doubled to prepare plenty of sauce for future meals.

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