Simple Tomato Sauce

Weight Watchers Recipe: Simple Tomato Sauce

 

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Yield :

  • Smartpoints : 5
  • 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups

Ingredients :

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) canned tomatoes
  • Pinch of dried oregano or fresh basil
  • Salt
  • 1/4 cup Parmigiano Reggiano or Parmesan cheese, grated

Preparation :

  • Over medium heat, in a saucepan 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, sautè the onion. 
  • After about 2 minutes, pour the canned tomatoes. 
  • Put a little bit of water in the can, swirl it to get the remaining tomato sauce then pour in the saucepan too. Let it boil then simmer for 30 – 45 minutes on low fire. 
  • Add the oregano and salt to taste. 
  • You can put the remaining sauce in mini containers for future use and freeze them, if you are serving baby or toddler portions. 
  • If you are using it as pasta sauce, mix with the cooked pasta. 
  • Sprinkle with the grated Parmigiano Reggiano or Parmesan & drizzle with extra virgin olive oil. 
  • If you are using it as pizza base, don’t add the cheese & oil.

Nutritional Info :

  • 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups
  • Calories: 133
  • Total Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 7 mg
  • Sodium: 123 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugars: 4 g
  • Protein: 4 g 
  • SmartPoints value : 5

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