Spaghetti with red sauce is often eaten as a main dish, but don't overlook it as a side. The homemade tomato sauce in this recipe takes advantage of your late summer tomato harvest and is well worth the small effort it takes to make it. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • For sauce, cook onion (or shallot) and garlic in medium saucepan in hot oil until the onion is tender but not brown.

  • Carefully stir in 1 cup tomatoes, the salt, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the remaining 1 cup tomatoes, the olives, and basil. Heat through.

  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Serve the sauce over the pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan.

Nutrition Facts

202 calories; 6 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 5 mg cholesterol; 202 mg sodium. 31 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 8 g protein;