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Zucchini-Tomato Pasta Sauce

“I came up with this recipe after planting too many zucchini plants in our vegetable garden,” writes Joy Turner of Amherst, Ohio. “My husband loved it the first time I served it and now we make it quite often.”
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour
  • Makes
    5 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 8 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked pasta

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute onions in butter and oil until tender. Stir in the tomatoes, zucchini, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 50-60 minutes or until zucchini is tender. Serve with pasta.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 96 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 275mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

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  • thelouws
    Apr 7, 2012

    Wonderful way to use up gatden produce! I pureed my sauce to make it more palatable to my kids (and some adults! :)).