Recipe By Mary B
Published Nov 20th
Simple and Easy Pasta Sauce
Prep 5m Cook 15m Additional - Ready In 20m
Servings 4 servings Calories 31.3

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!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon red cooking wine
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Combine diced tomatoes, cooking wine, sugar, basil, oregano, garlic powder, and pepper in a saucepan over medium heat
  2. 2 Bring to a simmer and cook until heated through, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 31.3
  • Carbohydrate 5.6 g
  • Fiber 1.1 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Sodium 189.7 mg
  • Sugar 3.8 g

Chef's Notes

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


  1. As written, I'm sorry to say I wasn't a fan...but the great thing is, there's potential because it's a very versatile recipe! First off, there is no way that a small can of tomatoes makes 4 servings. You will get 2 servings out of this recipe max, so you might want to double it. It - Read more ...