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Maria’s Tomato-Basil Spaghetti Sauce

Maria's Tomato-Basil Spaghetti Sauce Recipe


This recipe for homemade tomato sauce is done in under one hour, making it a great option for when you need spaghetti sauce on the fly.


  • 8 pounds Roma (plum) tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, minced
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 sprigs fresh basil, or more to taste, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons red wine
  • coarse salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Puree tomatoes in a food processor until smooth; strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large, deep pot over medium heat. Stir strained tomatoes, onion, Parmesan cheese, basil, garlic, and red wine together in the pot with the oil; season with salt and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer until thickened, about 25 minutes.

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Nutritional Information

Maria's Tomato-Basil Spaghetti Sauce

Servings Per Recipe: 8
Calories: 231.4
% Daily Value *
protein: 11 %
carbohydrates: 7 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 23 %
fat: 24 %
saturated fat: 13 %
cholesterol: 1 %
vitamin a iu: 79 %
niacin equivalents: 27 %
vitamin b6: 25 %
vitamin c: 100 %
folate: 18 %
calcium: 8 %
iron: 8 %
magnesium: 20 %
potassium: 32 %
sodium: 3 %
thiamin: 28 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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