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Herbed Tomato and Caper Pasta Sauce

Herbed Tomato and Caper Pasta Sauce


  • 2 14.5 ounce cans no salt added diced tomatoes
  • ¼ cup drained capers
  • 1 Tbsp fresh or dried onion (regular or red)
  • 1 tsp roasted garlic (jarred)
  • 1 Tbsp dried or fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried mint leaves
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ¼ tsp raw agave nectar (or sugar)
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil


Combine everything but the oil in a food processor and pulse a few times until the sauce is mostly smooth, with small bits. Pour into a medium saucepan, stir in the oil and heat till hot.

Makes enough sauce to generously coat 1 lb of pasta.


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