Cooking at Home - Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce

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Published Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Makes: 6 servings

Combine oregano and basil with fresh and canned veggies to make your own spaghetti sauce, perfect for any pasta dish.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 onion (medium, chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic clove (chopped)
  • 1 1/4 cups zucchini (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon oregano (dried)
  • 1 tablespoon basil (dried)
  • 1 can tomato sauce (8 oz)
  • 1 can tomato paste (no salt added, 6 oz)
  • 2 tomatoes (medium, chopped)
  • 1 cup water


  1. In a medium skillet, heat oil. cook onions, garlic and zucchini in oil for 5 minutes on medium heat.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and simmer covered for 45 minutes. Serve over pasta.

Source: DASH Eating Plan: Lower Your Blood Pressure, US Department of Health and Human Services, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 3/4 cup (203g)



Total Calories


Total Fat

6 g

Saturated Fat

1 g


1 mg


322 mg


18 g

Dietary Fiber

4 g

Total Sugars

11 g

Added Sugars included

0 g


4 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg


74 mg


3 mg


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