Substitute for diced tomatoes

can i use tomato sauce instead of diced tomatoes in a recipe that calls for diced tomatoes?

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It would depend on the recipe. If you are making something that continues to cook (so the tomatoes would cook down into a more sauce-like consistency), then it will probably not matter all that much.

Otherwise, I wouldn't really suggest it.

If you still want to try it, I'd say you shouldn't substitute measure for measure - use less sauce than the amount of diced tomatoes called for (due to differences in consistency).

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