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25-Minute Tomato Sauce

Once you’ve tasted the concentrated flavor of fire-roasted tomatoes, you’ll want to use them all the time. This recipe is a quick alternative to prepared pasta sauces that are often loaded with sodium and sugar. To substitute whole fire-roasted tomatoes, simply cut the tomatoes in the can with kitchen scissors…

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Once you’ve tasted the concentrated flavor of fire-roasted tomatoes, you’ll want to use them all the time. This recipe is a quick alternative to prepared pasta sauces that are often loaded with sodium and sugar. To substitute whole fire-roasted tomatoes, simply cut the tomatoes in the can with kitchen scissors before using.

Servings
3

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced (1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 14.5-oz. cans diced fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro

Preparation

Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, and cook 10 minutes, or until golden brown, stirring often. Add tomatoes and liquid, cinnamon, and 1/3 cup water. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer 10 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Add cilantro and cook 5 minutes more, or until fragrant. Serve with pasta.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 75
  • Carbohydrate Content 9 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 4 g
  • Fiber Content 2 g
  • Protein Content 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 430 mg
  • Sugar Content 5 g