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Fresh Tomato Sauce

fresh tomato sauce Condiment
Fresh Tomato Sauce
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4

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

Updated May 5, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

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

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