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

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active:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 25 mins
Servings:
3
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Ingredients

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Directions

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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.

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  • 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

1/2 cup cooked pasta with sauce
202 calories; protein 8g; carbohydrates 31g; dietary fiber 2g; fat 6g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 5mg; sodium 202mg.

2 starch, 1 fat

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