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Check out the information below for a delicious meal that you can make at home.

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Simple Mexican/Southwest Sauce
Phe (mg):

Simple Mexican/Southwest Sauce

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: ½ cup sauce (recipe makes 2 cups)
Calories (kcal): 85.9
Protein (g): 1.2
Exchanges: 2.33
Fat (g): 7.1


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • 2 cups diced fresh Tomatoes (about 4 medium tomatoes)
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp mild chili powder (or 1 chipotle in adobo, minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat a medium skillet over medium high heat.
  2. When hot add oil and onion. Stir constantly for 1 minute.
  3. Add all remaining ingredients. Continue to cook over medium high until the sauce comes to a boil. Stir every few minutes.
  4. When the sauce comes to a boil reduce to heat to low. Cook uncovered for 8 – 10 minutes.
  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Notes: This is enough sauce to toss with 4 cups of cooked low-pro pasta or low-pro rice. The sauce will keep in the refrigerator for two days and can also be frozen.

Nutritional information, including phenylalanine (Phe) counts, are estimated using the Metabolic Pro database created and maintained by Genetic Metabolic Dietitians International (GMDI).

Always consult your dietitian before making changes to your diet.

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