Fresh Tomato Sauce with Pasta
cup finely chopped onion
cloves garlic, minced
tablespoon olive oil
cups peeled, seeded, and chopped ripe fresh tomatoes (about 3 pounds)
cup sliced pitted ripe olives
ounces dried capellini or spaghetti
- For sauce, in a large saucepan cook onion and garlic in hot oil until onion is tender but not brown.
- Stir in 2 cups of the tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the remaining chopped tomatoes, olives, and basil. Heat through.
- Meanwhile, cook capellini according to package directions. Drain. Serve tomato sauce over capellini. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Makes 6 side-dish servings.
From the Test Kitchen
Prepare sauce; cover and chill up to 24 hours. Reheat to serve with pasta.
Nutrition Facts(Fresh Tomato Sauce with Pasta)
- Per serving:
- 202 kcal cal.,
- 6 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 5 mg chol.,
- 202 mg sodium,
- 31 g carb.,
- 2 g fiber,
- 8 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet