Created by: Luvcookn
Created on August 16, 2012
Categories: Fresh Tomatoes, Lunch, Sauce, Tomato/Red Sauces, Side Dishes, Fruit, Tomato, Vegetables, Celery, Budget-Friendly, Easy/Beginner Cooking, Freezer (OAMC), Stove Top, Fat Free, Kosher, Low Cholesterol, Low Fat, No Eggs, Vegan, Vegetarian, Make it from scratch, Zucchini (more)
"Zucchini Mix" In Tomato Sauce
"This is a good base for pasta or pizza sauce. When thawed, add garlic, herbs and cheese and away you go. This also works well with canned tomatoes."
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Prep Time: 1hPT1H
Cook Time: 40mPT40M
This recipe will be a great base to any sauce ~ I made exactly as written...... UMMM WAIT... No I didn't! I grated the Zucchini and Celery, so as it would make it easier to hide from DH, and easier to hand blend later on for other recipes!.... Read more
- 3 pounds tomatoes, chopped (ripe)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 cup minced yellow onion
- 1 cup chopped celery
- 5 cups diced zucchini
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
What You Will Need
No special items needed.
Chop or partially puree tomatoes to your liking.
Heat oil in large pan and add onion and celery, saute for about 10 minutes or until onion and celery are soft.
Add zucchini and cook until soft.
Add tomatoes, sugar and salt.
Bring to boil, and turn down to a simmer.
Simmer for 30 minutes.
Cool and pack into freezer containers.
Freeze up to 3 months.
- Serving Size: 1 (271.3 g)
- Calories 83.7
- Total Fat - 4 g
- Saturated Fat - 0.6 g
- Cholesterol - 0 mg
- Sodium - 461.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 11.4 g
- Dietary Fiber - 3.1 g
- Sugars - 8.4 g
- Protein - 2.6 g
- Calcium - 35.9 mg
- Iron - 0.8 mg
- Vitamin C - 37.9 mg
- Thiamin - 0.1 mg