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Make a homemade tomato sauce for your Italian dishes with this recipe.




  • 1 pound Roma tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar



Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Run until a rough-textured sauce results. Adjust flavors to taste.


For 2 servings pasta: Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add 4 ounces pasta and cook according to package directions. Drain well. Return pasta to pot along with sauce. Toss over low heat about 1 minute or until heated through.


Yield: about 1-1/2 cups, Serves 2


Nutrition Facts  
Serving Size: 1  
Servings per Recipe: 2  
Amounts per Serving  
Calories: 111  
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat: 7 g 11%
Saturated Fat: 1 g 5%
Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
Sodium: 724 mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate: 12 g 4%
Dietary Fiber: 2 g 10%
Protein: 2 g  
Vitamin A 13%
Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 1%
Iron 6%

*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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