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Basil Tomato Sauce (SCD)

This extremely simple basil tomato sauce has many uses. I often use it with smoked, pulled pork as a bar-b-que sauce or on gluten-free pasta, or as a substitute for ketchup. Our grandchildren love it. SCD and LowFODMAP🍏🍏🍏🍏

Basil Tomato Sauce

Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American, Italian, Mexican
Keyword: gluten-free, sauce, tomato
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 14 servings
Calories: 28kcal
Author: Chef Verde
This extremely simple tomato sauce has many uses. I often use it with smoked, pulled pork as a bar-b-que sauce or on gluten-free pasta.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 28 oz crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves fresh, finely chopped, optional
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves fresh, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice freshly squeezed from 1 lemon
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/16 tsp black pepper optional

Instructions

  • Stir in tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce to low heat and simmer until sauce has slightly thickened.
  • Stir in oil, mint, basil, and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Simmer at least 15 to 20 minutes or until you like the consistency. Remove from heat.

Notes

Use immediately or transfer to an airtight container and store in refrigerator for up to a week.

Nutrition

Calories: 28kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 5.5mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.8mg