Basic Tomato Sauce for Pasta
30 mins (prep 5, cooking 25)
10 ingredients
6 servings
A basic tomato sauce for pasta. Use as a base and then add whatever you fancy: Add crushed red chilli falkes for arrabiata........... Add mascarpone for a creamy tomato sauce.............. Add Bacon or ham, peas and cream................ Add anchovies, capers and olives and chilli for puttanesca............. Add red wine and Italian sausage............ ............well you get the point. Plus, it's just plain delicious on it's own!

Categories:  pasta,-rice-and-grains , tomato , low-sat.-fat , pasta , low-carb , low-in... , low-sodium , time-to-make , low-protein , low-fat , low-cholesterol , low-calorie , <-30-mins , weeknight , lunch~snacks , european , main-dish , inexpensive , healthy , vegetable , healthy-2 ,
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Serving Size (68.82 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 4.67 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0.05%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.03%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 0.18mg 0.04%
Total Carbohydrate 1.15g 2.3%
Dietary Fiber 0.02 g 0.5%
Sugars 0.83 g %
Protein 0.06g 0.76%
Vitamin A 0.09IU% Vitamin C 0.31mg%
Calcium 1.82mg% Iron 0.02mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
medium white onion, italian plum tomatoes, italian herb seasoning, salt and pepper