Basil Spaghetti Sauce


Classifications: Dips, Dressings,Sauces &

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 cup onion, chopped

8 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 cup vegetable oil

8 cups coarsely chopped peeled tomatoes (about 5, pounds)

1/3 cup minced fresh basil or 2 tablespoons dried, basil

1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon sugar

Instructions: In a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add tomatoes, basil, parsley, salt, pepper and sugar; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 1-cup serving equals 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch; also, 128 calories, 154 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 15 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, 7 gm fat.

Serves: 8

Food Exchanges: