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Fresh Tomato Sauce with Saffron


From EatingWell:  March/April 1996

Try serving this saffron-infused tomato sauce over hot asparagus.

3/4 cup | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes



  1. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and stir until lightly colored, about 30 seconds. Add saffron and stir for 5 seconds more. Stir in broth and sherry and simmer until reduced to 2 tablespoons, about 5 minutes. Transfer sauce to a small bowl and set aside to cool.
  2. Just before serving, stir in tomatoes and parsley. Season with salt and pepper.


Per tablespoon : 14 Calories; 1 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 1 g Carbohydrates; 0 g Protein; 0 g Fiber; 29 mg Sodium; 38 mg Potassium

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