We don’toften think of pasta sauce as being “sweet,” but many jarred pasta sauces have sugar listed as an ingredient. Although it’s not a lot of sugar, it certainly isn’t necessary. Another problem with jarred pasta sauce? It’s high in sodium. You can do much better at home. You can make a simple sauce by just adding garlic powder and fresh basil to canned no-salt-added crushed tomatoes (look for crushed tomatoes in glass or aseptic packaging if you’re worried about BPA) and add a pinch of salt to bump up the flavor. Or you could sauté fresh chopped tomatoes and minced garlic in olive oil in a sauté pan until they melt into a nice thick sauce. Either way, you have options. If you make a big batch, you can freeze leftovers for later use.