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    Easy Pasta Sauce

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    Psalm AKA Typo Qween's Note:

    This is a recipe I thought of when I wanted pasta, but had no sauce on hand. I serve it with Spinach Fettucine pasta noodles. The sauce does not look like it will make lot, but trust me it is thick and rich and goes along way.

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    1. 1
      Saute mushrooms with little bit of the olive oil and a teaspoon each of the dressing, onion, garlic, and italian seasoning.
    2. 2
      Blend mushrooms as well as oil into almost purree. (Yes, I know it looks disgusting trust me).
    3. 3
      Microwavable safe bowl place two pints of tomatoes plus the rest of the onion, garlic and italian dressing and seasoning. Cover with paper towl and microwave between 2-4 minutes until most of the tomatoes have popped. Stir once during time frame.
    4. 4
      Add the microwave mixture to blender. Puree.
    5. 5
      Add tomato paste and sugar if necessary.
    6. 6
      Drizzle remaining olive oil in as needed to thin sauce.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 09, 2010


      Just what I was looking for! My grape tomato's are ripening by the 100's and this is not only easy but SUPER great! I didn't use the mushrooms because, although I love them, my family doesn't. Still turned out great. I also only had raspberry vinagrette dressing (instead of golden Italian) and it is still perfect! I doubl!ed it and processed with my Ninja food processor. This is wonderful and a great way to make and freeze to preserve the summer bounty of tomato's! Thank you so much for sharing!

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    • on May 29, 2010


      Excellent! Super easy and tastes like I slaved all day... does it get any better than that? ;) This recipe was a flavor hit with the whole family & I loved using the healthy, fresh ingredients. I used baby portabellos, as I had them on hand, and one Tablespoon of the sugar. I made very little adjustment to the written recipe by slowly adding a scant 2 teaspoons of sea salt (a little at a time) and about 1/2 cup fresh chopped basil. The salt really brought out the flavor of the tomatoes. This recipe fed 3 adults & a toddler with about 2 full cups of sauce leftover that I vacuum packed and put in the freezer for next time! :) I served it over fettuccine noodles alongside my Tink's Crunchy Panko Chicken. Thanks so much for sharing your creation, my Typo Qween!

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    • on April 14, 2012


      Loved this tasty pasta sauce! It had the richness and texture of a creamy tomato sauce without adding the fat and calories of cream. I couldn't resist adding a few sprinkles of crushed red pepper flakes and enjoyed the little kick it gave an already great sauce. You're right that it makes a lot - I made half of the recipe and it was plenty for 4 servings. Thanks for sharing your recipe! Made for Spring Pick-A-Chef 2012

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    Nutritional Facts for Easy Pasta Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (305 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 271.5
    Calories from Fat 178
    Total Fat 19.8 g
    Saturated Fat 2.7 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 389.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 22.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.7 g
    Sugars 14.4 g
    Protein 6.1 g

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    italian seasoning

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