Filetto di Pomodoro Recipe

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Beth Published: December 2, 2020 Modified: August 9, 2021
Filetto di Pomodoro Recipe

How To Make Filetto di Pomodoro

Make a delicious and savory tomato sauce with our Filetto di Pomodoro Recipe! This seasoned and spiced Italian sauce goes well over any pasta meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 56ozTuttorosso Crushed Tomatoes,(2 cans)
  • 3cloves garlic,smashed
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • ½largeonion,finely chopped
  • 1cupcarrots,finely chopped
  • ½cupchicken stock,fat-free
  • fresh basil

Instructions

  1. Saute garlic in oil, add onions and carrots and saute on medium-low for about 2 to 3 minutes, until soft.

  2. Add tomatoes and chicken broth and simmer for 45 minutes on low. Add fresh basil in the last 10 minutes.

  3. Taste for acidity, if sauce is a bit tangy or acidic, then add 1 tablespoon of sugar.

  4. Serve over pasta and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

 

The reason for adding basil at the end of cooking is because herbs will become bitter if cooked for more than 20 minutes. If the sauce is too acidic, a calorie-free way to cut the acidity would be to add ½ teaspoon of baking soda.

 

Nutrition

  • Calories: 95.50kcal
  • Fat: 2.47g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.37g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.41g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.46g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.70g
  • Fiber: 4.38g
  • Sugar: 10.10g
  • Protein: 3.95g
  • Cholesterol: 0.45mg
  • Sodium: 401.68mg
  • Calcium: 77.16mg
  • Potassium: 664.21mg
  • Iron: 2.71mg
  • Vitamin A: 149.32µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.23mg
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