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Quick Tomato and Mushroom Pasta Sauce

Prep Time:
10 min

Cook Time:
20 Min

Servings:
N/A

Difficulty:
Easy

Prep Time:
10 min

Cook Time:
20 Min

Servings:
N/A

Difficulty:
Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 C. finely chopped onions
  • 1/2 (8 oz.) pkg. sliced white or baby Portobello mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp. Spice Islands® Minced Garlic
  • 1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 to 1 Tbsp. minced fresh flat leaf parsley
  • 8 oz. cooked bowtie or penne pasta
  • Freshly grated Parmesan or Asiago cheese

DIRECTIONS

  1. COOK onions and mushrooms in oil in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat until softened, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; cook 1 minute.
  2. STIR in crushed tomatoes and thyme. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. COOK pasta in salted water according to package directions; drain. Stir parsley into prepared sauce. Serve over pasta. Sprinkle with cheese if desired.
  4. Tomato and Mushroom Pasta Sauce with Meat: Add 1/2 pound lean ground sausage or beef with onions and mushrooms. Proceed with recipe as written.

Nutrition

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 220
  • Calories from Fat60g
  • Total Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 270mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 35g
  • Dietary Fiber 5g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 7g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet