Low Carb Tomato Sauce

Course: Sauces
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Easy Sauces, gluten free low carb recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 53kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A classic basic tomato sauce made low carb and sugar free
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  • 2 cups tomatoes fresh, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon oregano dried
  • 2 tablespoons basil, fresh chopped


  • Roughly chop the tomatoes and place in a saucepan with the olive oil, garlic, lemon zest and oregano. Bring to the boil, cover, simmer gently for 30 minutes.
  • Add the basil, salt and pepper to taste and simmer uncovered, for a further 20-30 minutes until the sauce is thickened. Pass through a sieve if a smoother sauce is preferred.


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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 0.7g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 1g