Fresh Tomato Sauce

Mamma mia! Super-fresh tomato sauce comes to you super fast! Savor every herbed bite of it!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic whole peeled tomatoes with basil, drained
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
1
tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
1
teaspoon olive or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
6
medium tomatoes, diced (4 1/2 cups)
3/4
cup kalamata or ripe olives, pitted, cut in half
1
tablespoon capers, if desired

  • 1 In food processor or blender, place all ingredients except fresh tomatoes, olives and capers. Cover; process until smooth.
  • 2 Remove tomato mixture from food processor. Stir in fresh tomatoes, olives and capers. Use sauce immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 2 days.

Expert Tips

Check out a farmers’ market or roadside produce stand to get the freshest ingredients for this sauce.

Serve over freshly cooked pasta, steamed veggies or grilled meats, poultry or fish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
45 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5 g
5 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
880 mg
880 %;
Total Carbohydrate
20 g
20 %
(Dietary Fiber
5 g
5 %
),
Protein
4 g
4 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
44%;
Vitamin C
100%;
Calcium
12%;
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.