Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce

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Quick Facts

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 10 min.
Kris Mullen
The quality of your ingredients really affects the outcome of this dish, so splurge at your local market and bring home some fresh produce! Enjoy!


  • 4 vine-ripened tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, minced
  • 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 Tbs roasted garlic oil
  • 3 roasted garlic cloves, minced


  • In a bowl, combine vine tomatoes, fresh basil, balsamic vinegar, raw and roasted garlic cloves and roasted garlic oil. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover bowl and refrigerate for 24 hours. Serve on top of whole wheat pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. You can also bake on top of a baguette for bruschetta.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 50
  Calories from Fat 3 (6%)
(1%)Total Fat 0g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(0%)Sodium 9mg
(11%)Potassium 393mg
Total Carbohydrate 11g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(5%)Protein 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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