For a quick fix later on, keep single servings handy: freeze sauce in the sections of a muffin tin. Once frozen, pop them out and store in a plastic bag in the freezer.

Source: Parents Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic and sauté until translucent, about 10 minutes.

  • Add the tomatoes, vegetable puree(s), salt, pepper and basil, and simmer uncovered over low heat until the sauce thickens, 30 minutes.

  • Remove and discard the basil. Taste and season with more salt and pepper, if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

41 calories; total fat 2g; sodium 128mg; carbohydrates 6g; fiber 1g; sugar 4g; protein 1g; calcium 25mg; iron 1mg.