Low carb tomato sauce recipe. 6 net Carbs
Updated: Sep 15, 2019
Making tomato sauce is a labor of love and it is understandable that most people would want to find a premade source that would fit with the low carb lifestyle . But for you hearty souls who want the best try this recipe . I make a big batch freeze and use as I need .
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Low carb tomato sauce recipe.
2 – 28 oz, cans whole San Marzano plum tomatoes, make sure they are labeled D.O.P.
1/4 cup- olive oil full flavor.
1-large onion fine diced.
1- Rib of celery fine diced
4- Cloves garlic minced
1- large Sprig of rosemary, 5-large sprigs of thyme, and 4 large sprigs of oregano tied together with a string, and a chiffonade of four or five Basil leaves – If using dry 1 table spoon good Italian seasoning.
2- Bay leaves
1-tbs balsamic vinegar
2-tbs chopped fresh parsley
1- Pinch red pepper flakes
½ cup wine , preferably a dry sherry
1-tbs tomato paste
1-tsp anchovy paste
Salt and pepper to taste
Pre heat oven to 300 degrees
Open tomatoes and pour entire contents into a mixing bowl, crush to a pulp with your hands, do not use a blender of any kind
Place olive oil, onions, celery, herbs, red pepper flakes and tomato paste, in oven proof Dutch oven and sweat over medium heat till onions turn translucent and herb give off their aroma. Then add garlic and anchovy paste and cook for a minute more, add some salt and pepper at this time.
Add wine and stir, raise temp to high and cook off wine till reduced by half.
Reduce temp to medium and stir in tomatoes, balsamic vinegar , and little more salt and pepper at this time, bring to simmer on stovetop
Once simmering cover and place in oven for two to four hours stirring occasionally.
Once the flavor has fully developed, correct final seasoning, remove bay leaves and herb bundle.
The sauce is done! Serve as is on rustic dishes or pass through a food mill for a more refined end product.
Nutrition Facts Servings 12.0 Amount Per Serving calories 72 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5 g 7 % Saturated Fat 1 g 3 % Monounsaturated Fat 3 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g Trans Fat 0 g Cholesterol 0 mg 0 % Sodium 61 mg 3 % Potassium 573 mg 16 % Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2 % Dietary Fiber 1 g 5 % Sugars 6 g Protein 1 g 3 % Vitamin A 14 % Vitamin C 15 % Calcium 4 % Iron 9 % * 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.