Easy, Healthy Pasta Sauce

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Rachel Ratliff

By
@raeOsunshine

Who needs a jar of pasta sauce when you know how to whip this up? I make enough to freeze some, then I always have some when my mood strikes me!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1
    med-lg onion, diced small
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    garlic, minced
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato paste (small can)
  • 1 can(s)
    crushed tomatoes (28oz can)
  • 3 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 2 can(s)
    v-8 veggie juice (i use low sodium) 5.5oz each

How to Make Easy, Healthy Pasta Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. in med stock pot, heat oil over med heat. add onions, cook til soft(to make a easy meat sauce, add a lbs of ground beef and cook til browned, drain off fat before next step)
  2. add garic, heat thru, don't burn
  3. add tomato paste, turn up heat to med-high, cook but don't burn the tomato paste
  4. add crushed tomatoes, seasoning and V-8. (If you want to cook it longer, for a more robust flavor, add an extra can or 2 of v-8)
  5. Taste, if it needs more of something, nows the time to add it! Bring to a boil
  6. Reduce heat to lowest setting, cover with a splatter-guard or lid half on
  7. cook for 20-30 min, stirring every 5-10 min
  8. pour over your favorite cooked pasta, use to make a pizza bagel, or in a lasagne

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About Easy, Healthy Pasta Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy



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