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Homemade Tomato Pasta Sauce

Homemade Tomato Pasta Sauce

  • Author: Nele Liivlaid
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 38 minutes
  • Total Time: 53 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


This simple homemade tomato pasta sauce only requires 7 ingredients, one pot and 15 minutes of active prep time. It is perfect over freshly cooked pasta or even on a salad bowl.



  • 1 small onion
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 medium celery stalk
  • 2 tsps. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. dried rosemary (optional)
  • 680g (24oz) of unsalted tomato puree
  • 70g (2.5oz) of water
  • heaping cup corn (optional)
  • Leaves of 3 basil stalks
  • Himalayan salt and black pepper to taste


  1. First, finely chop carrot, celery, onion and garlic. Next, sauté the chopped veggies with dried herbs and 3 tablespoons of water for 5 minutes.
  2. Then, add tomato puree and 70 grams of water. Stir well and let simmer over medium heat for 30 minutes stirring occasionally.
  3. Add corn and let simmer for another 3 minutes (not necessary if you use canned corn).
  4. Finally, mix in chopped basil leaves and let cool a bit.


One serving has 4 GL points.

  • Method: Sauté


  • Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
  • Calories: 105 kcal
  • Fat: 0.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.4g
  • Fiber: 3.41g
  • Protein: 4.1g

Keywords: tomato sauce

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