Simple and Easy Pasta Sauce


Simple and easy to pull together red pasta sauce. Add Italian sausage for a meaty meal, or use as-is over pasta on its own. Delish!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 tablespoon red cooking wine (Optional)

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Combine diced tomatoes, cooking wine, sugar, basil, oregano, garlic powder, and pepper in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook until heated through, about 10 minutes.

Cook's Note:

This is a chunky sauce. If you like a smoother sauce, run the diced tomatoes through a blender before putting them in the saucepan.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

31 Calories
6g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 31
% Daily Value *
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 8mg 42%
Calcium 44mg 3%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 151mg 3%

* 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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