5 Minute Hearty Herbed Tomato Sauce
Optavia Stacey Hawkins
Let's face it, while pasta may not be a part of a Low carb diet recipe regime, and it's certainly not allowed on Optavia or Optavia 5&1 recipes, you can make incredibly delicious substitutions that keep you feeling indulgently happy!
This quick, easy and luxe recipe for Hearty Herbed Tomato Sauce can be made in just 5 minutes and goes great on top of zucchini noodles, palmini noodles or any other pasta approved substitutes. And when the noodles are "really" just a vehicle for the sauce, you're gonna LOVE the fact that you have a fresh and delicious one at your fingertips.
NOTE: This recipe is very low salt AND a fresh-style sauce. - if you want a heartier, more "traditional" style sauce, you can let the tomatoes cook a little longer and add salt at the end to taste if you are not on a sodium restricted diet.
4 teaspoons Stacey Hawkins Roasted Garlic Oil
19 ounces raw tomatoes, cut into ¾” chunks
1 Tablespoon Stacey Hawkins Sicilian Tomato & Basil Seasoning
Pinch Stacey Hawkins Dash of Desperation Seasoning*
Heat Roasted Garlic Oil in a medium sized pan over medium high heat.
Add chopped tomatoes and sprinkle with both seasonings. Sauté for 5 minutes until tomatoes are soft and slightly broken down.
Remove from heat, divide into 4 equal portions and serve over your favorite pasta or pasta alternative. Garnish with fresh grated Parmesan if desired (make sure to count as a condiment if using.)
Recipe Notes & Optavia Counts
Optavia Lean and Green Recipe Counts
1/4 of this recipe is
1 Healthy Fat
This recipe is very low salt AND a fresh-style sauce. - if you want a heartier, more "traditional" style sauce, you can let the tomatoes cook a little longer and add more Dash (or salt) to taste at the end if you are not on a sodium restricted diet.
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