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Italian Marinara Recipe

Looking for an easy Italian Marinara recipe? Learn how to make Italian Marinara using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gorthok

Makes 4 servings



This is a modification of the recepie at: http://www.italianchef.com/marinara.html 1/4 cup of olive oil 4 cloves of garlic sliced in half 1 35oz can of imported Italian tomatoes salt & pepper to taste 3 basil leaves, washed, patted dry and chopped

Recipe Ingredients for Italian Marinara

1/4 cup olive oil
8 cloves of roasted garlic
35 oz canned tomatoes
2 c fresh tomatoes
1/2 t sea salt
1/2 t pepper
4 T dried basil
1/2 tsp tarragon
1/4 tsp dried celery

Recipe Directions for Italian Marinara

  1. Place garlic cloves and in a medium sized pot.

  2. Mix half pure olive oil, half roasted garlic olive oil in.

  3. Turn heat to medium-low/medium and warm until oil begins to lightly bubble.

  4. Chop the canned tomatoes and add with their juices. Blanch and chop 1 beefsteak and 2 heirloom tomatoes into the pot.

  5. Fill empty tomato can 1/4 of the way with water and add to the tomatoes. Season with salt, pepper, basil, tarragon, and celery.

  6. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to a low simmer and cook/reduce until thickened, approximately 1 to 3 hours.

  7. Let cool and stand for 2 hours for flavors to blossom.

  8. Makes 4 cups of marinara

Categories

Tomatoes, Side Dish, Italian, Simmer, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 345.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
188
Calories from Fat
128
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.2g
22%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
252mg
10%
Potassium
803mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
14.9g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
8.6g
Protein
3.4g
Vitamin A 57% Vitamin C 72%
Calcium 5% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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