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Cinnamon-Sage Tomato Sauce

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 60
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Total Fat: 0 g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 12 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5 g
  • Total Sugar: 6 g
    • Natural Sugar: 6 g
    • Added Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 280 mg

This sauce has all the flavors of fall—cinnamon, sage and pumpkin. It’s a tasty replacement for plain tomato sauce if you’re looking to change things up. It’s delicious poured over a batch of homemade turkey meatballs.

  • Prep time
  • Total Time
This recipe makes 1 cup

One can (15 ounces) 100% pumpkin puree

One jar (24 ounces) of your favorite tomato or marinara sauce

3 cups chicken or vegetable broth, reduced-sodium

6 sage leaves, minced

1 teaspoon garlic powder

2 teaspoons dried basil

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Salt and pepper to taste

Crushed red pepper, optional


Add all ingredients to a large pot, mix well and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes uncovered. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle on some crushed red pepper to kick up the heat, if preferred.

Makes 6 cups; 1 cup per serving