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 medium onions, diced

8 cloves garlic

2 medium carrots

2 tablespoons oil, vegetable or canola

2 teaspoons basil, dried

2 teaspoons oregano, dried

½ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper, ground

2 28 ounce no salt added can tomatoes, crushed

Instructions

  1. Before you begin wash your hands, surfaces, utensils and vegetables.
  2. Peel onion, garlic and carrot.
  3. Mince garlic cloves. Set aside in bowl, or at corner of cutting board.
  4. Shred carrots using grater. Set aside in bowl, or at corner of cutting board.
  5. In a medium size pot over medium heat, heat oil.  Add onion, garlic, and carrots.  Cook until onion is soft and transparent, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  6. Add basil, oregano, salt, pepper, and tomatoes.  Bring to a boil.
  7. Cover and reduce heat.  Set timer and simmer for 15 minutes. 

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.
Ingredients

What goes in Homemade Tomato Sauce?

Chopped Tomatoes
Chopped Tomatoes
Carrots
Carrots
Canola Oil
Canola Oil
Chopped Onions
Chopped Onions
Garlic Cloves
Garlic Cloves

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
120
TOTAL FAT
5g
SODIUM
240mg
TOTAL CARBS
18g
PROTEIN
3g
See complete nutrition facts >>
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