Penne Pasta with Mushrooms and Tomato Garlic Sauce

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Penne Pasta with Mushrooms and Tomato Garlic Sauce
Danica YAU, accredited practising dietitian (Australia) and editor of HKDA , said, "Commercial tomato sauces are often high in salt. Make your own tomato sauce at home to reduce salt intake, thus lowering your risk of hypertension."
Ingredients: (to serve 1)
Penne pasta150 g
Olive oil1 teaspoon
Garlic, finely chopped2 cloves
Onion, finely chopped10 g
Assorted mushrooms, sliced (King oyster mushrooms, fresh shittake mushrooms, white mushrooms)100 g
Homemade tomato sauce1 portion
Fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped1 tablespoon
Salt2/5 teaspoon
Black pepperSome
Homemade Tomato Sauce Ingredients: (for about 40 portion)
Onion, finely chopped114 g
Tomatoes, peeled and seeded4.6 kg
Olive oil200 mL
Homemade Tomato Sauce Seasonings:
Salt30 g
Sugar120 g
Homemade Tomato Sauce Cooking Method:
1.Heat oil in a pan. Sauté the onions until tender and caramelized.
2.Roughly chop the tomatoes. Add it to the onion. Reduce to low-heat, and simmer for 2.5 hours. Season with salt and sugar. Done
Cooking Method:
1.Bring water to the boil.Add the pasta and cook until al dente.Strain and set aside.
2.Heat oil in a pan. Sauté the garlic until the smell comes out.Add the onion and mushrooms and continue to sauté until browned.Stir in the tomato sauce and parsley.
3.Finally, add the cooked pasta.Season with salt and pepper.Serve.
Per Serving:
Energy (kcal)713
Carbohydrate (g)128
Protein (g)24
Fat (g)12
Sugar (g)12
Sodium (mg)784
The energy and nutrient content are estimated according to information from the USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory. Values are for reference use only.
This recipe is provided by La Trattoria di Parma.
Extract from CookSmart, Issue 18