Stir-through Pasta sauces are super convenient. Whilst nothing will compare to a homemade sauce, these sauces do make Low carb living a little easier at times.
They are a quick way you can add flavour to your veggies, caul-rice, legume pasta or zoodles. One of the easiest meals to pop together is stirring a few tablespoons of sauce into some veggies, add some cheese and blitz in the microwave.
In this Supermarket Review, we compare:
|Macros per 100g||Protein||Fat||Carbs|
|Providore - Italian Tomatoes with red chilli||1.2g||10.7||3.4g|
|Chicken Tonight - Creamy Mushroom||0.4g||8.3g||3.9g|
|Providore - Grilled Vegetables with tomatoes||2.0g||6.3g||4.1g|
|Piatti - Bolognese||3.3g||4.6g||4.1g|
|Coles - Simmer Sauce Creamy Mushroom||1g||9.0g||4.3g|
|Latina Fresh Pouches - Tomato & Smoked Bacon + Chilli||3.7g||11.9g||4.4g|
|Simmer Sensations - Creamy Mushrooms||0.3g||9.5g||4.5g|
|Latina Fresh Pouches - Chunky Garden Vegetables||1.8g||9.3g||4.6g|
|Piatti Fresh - Carbonara||5g||12g||4.9g|
|Leggo's Fresh - Napoli||1.8g||1.2g||5.2g|
|Leggo's Creamy Tomato & Mozzarella||1.7g||6.8g||5.4g|
Our criteria: 5g carbs or less per 100g
Updated February 2020
Ingredients: Tomato puree, grilled vegetables, sunflower oil, garlic, salt, basil, sugar, olive oil, corn starch, wine vinegar, food acids
Carbs per 100ml: 4.1g
Chicken Tonight Creamy Mushroom
Ingredients: Water, canola oil, mushroom (7%), onion (5%), thickeners (1422, xanthan gum), cream (milk), salt, sugar, mushroom powder, egg yolk, pepper, food acid (lactic), parsley, caramelised sugar
Carbs per 100ml: 3.9g
Comments: Found in Coles & Woolworths
Piatti – Bolognese Sauce
Ingredients: Tomato, (Tomato, acidity regulator 330) Water, Beef 18%, Onion, (5.7%) Carrot, Celery, Corn starch, Tomato paste (0.7%) Seasoning, (Maltodextrin, Natural flavours) Salt, Basil Garlic Powder, Parsley, Oregano Pepper, Contains 34% tomato, Herbs & Spices
Carbs per 100ml: 4.1g
Coles Simmer Sauce – Creamy Mushroom
Ingredients: Water, Canola oil, Mushrooms (7%) Onion, Thickeners 1422,415 Cream, salt, sugar, egg yolk powder, White Pepper, Lactic Acid, Parsley, Caramelised sugar
Carbs per 100ml: 4.3g
Latina Fresh Tomato, Smoked Bacon & Chilli
Ingredients: Diced tomato (62%) onion, smoked bacon (10%) pork salt dextrose, sugar, minerals salts, water, antioxidants (sodium erythorbate) preservatives, sodium nitrate, olive oil, canola oil, celery, (3%) romano cheese, garlic, salt, smoked paprika (0.2%) food acid, citric acid, chilli (0.08%), oregano, black pepper
Carbs per 100ml: 4.4g
Simmer Sensations Creamy Mushrooms
Ingredients: Water, Vegetable oil, Mushroom (7%) onion (5%) Thickeners 1422, 415) Cream, Salt, sugar Egg Yolk Powder, Spice, Acidity, Regulator 270, Dried Herb, Caramelised sugar
Carbs per 100ml: 4.5g
Latina Fresh Chunky Garden Vegetables
Ingredients: Diced Tomato (59%), onion (11%) olive oil, eggplant (4%) zucchini (4%) capsicum (4%) carrot (4%) canola oil, celery, garlic, basil, (0.6%) salt, food acid (citric acid) yeast extract, black pepper (0.07%) oregano 0.03% bay leaves 0.01%
Carbs per 100ml: 4.6g
Piatti Fresh Carbonara
Ingredients: Milk (41%), Cream 18%, Water, Bacon 10% (Pork, water, salts , mineral salts 451 452, Dextrose, Antioxidants, Preservatives (250) Hydrolysed, Vegetable Protein Flavour, Onion 5% Parmesan Cheese 93%) Reconstituted Garlic, Vegetable oil, Whole Egg Powder, Salt, Flavours, Black Pepper, Preservatives (234) Contains 9% pork 0.9% garlic
Carbs per 100ml: 4.9g
Leggo’s Fresh Napoli
Ingredients: Diced tomato (68%) tomato paste (14%) onion water brown sugar olive oil salt garlic basil food acid (citric) black pepper oregano cornflour.
Carbs per 100ml: 5.2g
Leggo’s Creamy Tomato & Mozzarella
Ingredients: Diced tomato (63%) thickened cream (12%) [cream (contains *milk*) mineral salts (450 sodium bicarbonate) stabiliser (400)] onion (7%) tomato paste (5%) mozzarella cheese (2%) (contains *milk*) corn flour garlic salt butter (contains *milk*) olive oil parmesan cheese (contains *milk*) herbs (basil oregano) brown sugar food acid (citric) natural preservative (nisin) *wheat* flour.
Carbs per 100ml: 5.4g
Comments: Found in Woolies in fridge.
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**Please note information was accurate at the time of collecting. If changes are made to the brand (packaging or nutrition) within our updates, please refer to their website. Changes may occur regarding their availability, please check with your local supermarket for more info.
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