Fresh Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Fresh Tomato Sauce
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  1. Saute onion and garlic in olive oil in a large saucepan until tender.
  2. Stir in flour until smooth.
  3. Add tomatoes.
  4. Wrap thyme, parsley, bay leaf, and orange rind in cheesecloth, tie, and add to the pot.
  5. Add all remaining ingredients.
  6. Heat sauce to a simmer, then drop on the lid and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove lid and simmer another 25-30 minutes, or until sauce has thickened.
  8. Remove the herb bouquet and chill sauce overnight (or freeze for later).
  9. Heat again before serving over hot cooked pasta or meats.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 107.91 Kcal (452 kJ)
Calories from fat 42.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.73g 7%
Sodium 206.3mg 9%
Potassium 606.19mg 13%
Total Carbs 15.01g 5%
Sugars 9.14g 37%
Dietary Fiber 3.07g 12%
Protein 2.96g 6%
Vitamin C 45.7mg 76%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 39.1mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 40.36 Kcal (169 kJ)
Calories from fat 15.92 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.77g 7%
Sodium 77.17mg 9%
Potassium 226.75mg 13%
Total Carbs 5.62g 5%
Sugars 3.42g 37%
Dietary Fiber 1.15g 12%
Protein 1.11g 6%
Vitamin C 17.1mg 76%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 14.6mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.9
  • 3

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free

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