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Simple Italian sauce
Phe (mg):38.3

Simple italian sauce

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 125 ml sauce (recipe makes 250 ml)
Calories (kcal): 111.2
Protein (g): 1.2
Exchanges: 1.2
Fat (g): 7


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 40 g diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 400 g diced fresh tomatoes (about 4 medium tomatoes)
  • 2 tbsp basil
  • 2 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat a medium pan over medium-high heat.
  2. When hot add oil and onion. Stir occasionally for 2–3 minutes. Add garlic and stir for 1 minute longer.
  3. Add all remaining ingredients. Continue to cook over medium-high until the sauce comes to a boil. Stir every few minutes.
  4. When the sauce comes to a boil reduce to heat to low. Cook uncovered for 8–10 minutes.
  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Notes: This is enough sauce to toss with 900 g of cooked low-protein pasta or low-protein rice. The sauce will keep in the refrigerator for two days and can also be frozen.

Nutritional information, including Phe counts, are estimated using the Metabolic Pro database created and maintained by Genetic Metabolic Dietitians International (GMDI).

Always consult your dietitian before making changes to your diet.