(Tomato Sauce)
1 c diced egg plant
1/2 c diced onion
1 c water
in a large pot & bring to boil.
Boil for 15 min.

2 c (14.5 - 15 oz. can) tomato sauce
or puree
1/2 c (6 oz. can) tomato paste
4 c (28 oz can) diced tomatoes

or fresh tomatoes
1/4 c diced roasted red bell peppers

(can buy in a jar) or pimentos
or fresh red peppers
2 t onion powder
1 1/2 t garlic powder
1 t oregano
1 t basil
1 t Italian seasoning

1 1/2 t salt
1 T lemon or lime juice

3 T honey
1/4 c water

to the large pot.

Cook on med. heat for 20 min.
Stir occasionally.

Put in a different large pot:
7 1/2 c water
& bring to boil.

After water boils, add:
4 c whole grain spaghetti noodles
broken in 4ths (12 oz. package)
(or however much you want to make
& adjust water & salt a needed)
1 1/2 t salt
to the large pot.

Cook according to package (or continue boiling for 8 - 12 min. until noodles are soft).
Stir occasionally.

Can add:
1/2 - 1 t virgin olive oil
(to keep the noodles
from sticking together)

Tomato Sauce over Noodles when serving
or cool down & refrigerate in airtight containers for up to 3 days.

Can freeze
Tomato Sauce & Noodles together or Tomato Sauce separately, then thaw & reheat at 250º for 20 - 30 min. in an oven safe dish, using foil to cover if no lid is available.

Can also reheat the Tomato Sauce in a pot with a little water & heat on med. high while stirring for 3 - 5 min.


with brown rice noodles

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