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Fresh Tomato Sauce with Pasta

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 20 mins Cook 25 mins
Fresh Tomato Sauce with Pasta
Ingredients
  • 1/4  cup  finely chopped onion
  • 2  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1  tablespoon  olive oil
  • 4  cups  peeled, seeded, and chopped ripe fresh tomatoes (about 3 pounds)
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon  pepper
  • 1/4  cup  sliced pitted ripe olives
  • 1/4  cup  snipped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil, crushed
  • 6  ounces  dried capellini or spaghetti
  •  Freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
Directions

1. For sauce, in a large saucepan cook onion and garlic in hot oil until onion is tender but not brown.

2. 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.

3. 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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 202,
  • Fat, total (g) 6,
  • chol. (mg) 5,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 31,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 8,
  • vit. A (RE) 103,
  • vit. C (mg) 28,
  • sodium (mg) 202,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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