Simple Arrabbiata Sauce


This easy arrabbiata sauce is simple and spicy with incredible flavor.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 2 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • cup chopped fresh basil

  • ½ teaspoon salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine tomatoes, olive oil, and red pepper flakes in a large saucepan. Simmer until sauce is thickened, 30 to 40 minutes.

  2. Stir in garlic and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in basil, salt, and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

148 Calories
7g Fat
15g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 148
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 907mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 31mg 157%
Calcium 143mg 11%
Iron 9mg 50%
Potassium 524mg 11%

* 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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