Quick Homemade Tomato Sauce
SmartPoints® value per serving
Make a double or triple batch of this sauce and freeze it in small containers. It’s perfect for defrosting when you want to make pizza, baked ziti or other Italian recipes.
⅓ cup(s), grated
2 clove(s), medium, grated
Canned unsalted tomato paste
Canned crushed tomatoes
28 oz, or whole tomatoes
- Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. When oil shimmers, add onion; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent, 2-3 minutes. Add garlic, oregano and salt; cook 1 minute. Add tomato paste; cook, stirring, 1 minute more.
- Add canned tomatoes (if whole, use your hands to crush them); bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer until sauce thickens, 5-10 minutes.
- Serving size: 125 ml (1/2 cup)
Serving size: 1/2 c