Ginger-Tomato Sauce with Carrot Matchsticks Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Ginger-Tomato Sauce with Carrot Matchsticks

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Ginger-Tomato Sauce with Carrot Matchsticks

Ginger-Tomato Sauce with Carrot Matchsticks

This sauce is a natural match for sweet, tender carrots. 

  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • Large carrots (1Il.), cut into matchsticks
  • Grated fresh ginger
  • 28-oz can whole peeled tomatoes, crushed well by hand
  • loosely packed fresh basil leaves, divided

Preparation

Heat oil in Dutch oven on medium-high. Add carrots, and season with salt, if desired. Cook 5 minutes, stirring once or twice, or until carrots are crisp-tender and lightly browned. Stir in ginger, then tomatoes and 3 large basil leaves. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 10 to 12 minutes, or until carrots are fork-tender. Stir in remaining basil leaves. 

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Per 3/4-cup serving
  • Calories: 143
  • Carbohydrate Content: 18 g
  • Fat Content: 7 g
  • Fiber Content: 5 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 493 mg
  • Sugar Content: 10 g