Microwave Tomato Sauce

Microwave Tomato Sauce
Budget-friendly recipe
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Make this tomato sauce with pasta or for our Pita Pizza recipe. It has a lot less sodium than jarred sauce and has extra vitamins and minerals.

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
4
minced
1
finely chopped
1
finely chopped
1
finely chopped
2
trimmed and thinly sliced
½
teaspoon
½
teaspoon
1
tablespoon
optional

What You'll Need

  • Measuring spoons
  • Cutting board
  • Chef knife
  • Microwave-safe dish (like glass or ceramic)
  • Microwave
  • Spoon

Directions

  1. Combine olive oil and 2 of the garlic cloves in the center of a 2½ quart microwave safe dish. Cook uncovered for 2 minutes at 100% power. Add onion, carrot, celery and mushrooms, and cook uncovered for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in tomatoes and their liquid, oregano, basil and remaining garlic cloves. Cook uncovered for 15 minutes, stirring twice. Remove from oven and let stand for 5 minutes.

Chef Tips

  • Time varies depending on strength of microwave. Cook only in ceramic or glass.

  • Cut this recipe in half to save money.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
1
cup
Total calories:
101
Total fat:
3.2 g
Saturated fat:
0.4 g
Fiber:
4.2 g
Sodium:
511 mg
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