Basic Tomato Sauce
-4 cups of water -5 tomatoes, diced -1 bulb of garlic, grated -1/4 cup of onion, diced -2 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 tsp. black pepper -2 tsp. salt -1/4 cup corn starch mixed with ¼ cup of water (look below for style of sauce)
-Heat 2 tbsp. of olive oil and add the 1 bulb of garlic and ¼ cup of onion.
-After onions are translucent and tender, add the 5 diced tomatoes.
-Add remaining ingredients except corn starch mixture.
-Bring to a boil.
-Add corn starch mixture and simmer until thick (btw it does get to a good saucy thickness, the picture just makes it look a bit watery :) )
|Home made pasta with broccoli and peas, topped with tomato sauce and served with garlic bread! |
It tastes the best if you salt the water used to cook the vegetables and noodles first.
Makes 6.5 cups1 cup=60 calories
Italian flavors sauce-
-1/2 tsp basil -1/4 tsp oregano -1/2 cup red wine
Mexican flavors sauce -
-1/8 cup diced fresh cilantro -1/8 tsp oregano -1/2 tsp cumin -1/2 tsp chili powder