An Inside Look at Healthy Living...

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Chunky Tomato-Basil Sauce

   Chunky Tomato-Basil Sauce


1  28 oz can of crushed tomatoes
2 cups of diced, cooked tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon of finely chopped capers
1/4 teaspoon of crushed red pepper
3 cloves of garlic, grated
1/2 cup of chopped white onion
20 sweet basil leaves, finely chopped
8 drops of Tabasco sauce
2 cups of water
one 16 oz jar of Alfredo Sauce 


In medium sauce pan, add the white onions and olive oil.  Sautee the onions until they are translucent, about 4-5 minutes.  Add the basil. the garlic, the red pepper, and the diced tomatoes to the pan.  Cook for another 4-5 minutes.  Add the rest of the ingredients and cook for 7-10 minutes.  

Serve this sauce over your choice of pasta.  Enjoy!

 Add and sautee the garlic, onions and red pepper for 4-5 minutes over medium heat.  Add the crushed tomatoes, the basil, the oregano, the Alfredo sauce, 2 cups of water and the Tobasco sauce,  simmer for 5-7 minutes.  Serve your meat sauce sauce on pasta, pizza, or use for dipping.