Homemade Tomato Sauce Kid Approved!

Dairy-Free | Gluten-Free | Kid Approved | Main Dishes | Quick & Easy | No Added Sugars | Vegan | Vegetarian

Enjoy this savory sauce with or without turkey or lean ground beef.

Homemade Tomato Sauce
6
Servings
50 minutes
Total Time
$0.75
Cost per serving
Serving size:1/2 cup
Prep time:30 minutes
Cook time:20 minutes
Total time:50 minutes
Equipment:

Cutting board

Vegetable peeler

Box grater

Can opener

Medium pot with lid

Measuring spoons

Utensils:

Knife

Mixing spoon

Serving Suggestion:

Serve over whole grain pasta and steamed veggies.

 

Recipe sourced from Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters

Ingredients

2 onions, diced

8 cloves garlic, minced

2 medium carrots, grated

2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

1 1/2 tablespoons Italian seasoning

1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)

1 teaspoon black pepper

2 28 ounce cans no salt added crushed tomatoes

Instructions

  1. Before you begin wash your hands, surfaces, utensils, vegetables, and tops of cans.
  2. In a medium sized pot over medium heat add oil, onion, garlic, and carrots and cook until onions soften, 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper and stir to combine.
  4. Increase heat and bring the sauce to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat, cover the pot, and allow sauce to simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.


Tips

  • Add cooked ground turkey, or lean ground beef to make a meat sauce. Cook meat and drain fat, add to veggies, and proceed with recipe.
  • Cool sauce and freeze for later use.
  • Try adding 1-2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar with the spices for a different flavor.


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Ingredients

What goes in Homemade Tomato Sauce?

Chopped Tomatoes
Chopped Tomatoes
Carrots
Carrots
Chopped Onions
Chopped Onions
Garlic Cloves
Garlic Cloves

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
90
TOTAL FAT
5g
SODIUM
30mg
TOTAL CARBS
8g
PROTEIN
2g
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