This simple sugar-free tomato sauce makes an instant elegant finish to any grilled meats like chicken breasts or fish fillets. Naturally, it's good on pasta and as a base for baked dishes like lasagna.
1can(28 ounces) plum tomatoes, whole, peeled with juice
1largepinch crushed red pepper flakes
2tablespoonsfresh basil leaves
Salt and pepper
Place the garlic and onion in a processor and pulse until finely chopped.
Place the tomatoes in a large pot with the onion mixture. Add the wine, pepper flakes and Italian seasoning. Bring to a boil, reduce to medium low heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove from the heat and when cool enough to handle, place in blender with basil.
Process to a chunky puree.
Cool completely then store, covered in the refrigerator.
Here's a good trick. Pour the whole tomatoes into the pot. As they begin to cook, use a kitchen shears to roughly chop them up. It's easy and avoids any mess.Serving size: 4 ounces (1/2 cup)0*SmartPoints (Green plan)0*SmartPoints (Blue plan)0*SmartPoints (Purple plan)1*PointsPlus (Old plan)
Low Carb Tomato Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 ounces)
Calories 24Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.