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Roasted Tomato Sauce

Low Fat Recipe

Amount of garlic can be reduced if desired in this Roasted Tomato and Garlic Sauce. Roasting garlic mellows the flavor.

Roasted Tomato Sauce


1 cup chopped onion
25 cloves garlic, peeled (about 3 heads*)
5 large red tomatoes, each cut into 8 wedges (about 3 pounds)
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
Salt and black pepper to taste

Recipe Directions

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Combine first 3 ingredients in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish and drizzle with olive oil. Bake at 450 degrees for 20 minutes.

Combine tomato mixture and remaining ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to boil. Cook over high heat 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Place mixture in a blender or food processor and process until desired consistency. Can be served over pasta, fish or any recipe that calls for marinara sauce.

*Amount of garlic can be reduced if desired. Roasting garlic mellows the flavor.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 10 servings
Serving Size: 6 ounces
Calories: 66; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 8mg; Carbohydrate: 7g; Protein: 1g; Dietary fiber: 1g; Exchanges: 1-1/2 Vegetable, 1 Fat