Marinara Sauce Recipe

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


Submitted by maple78

Makes 6 servings



Not only delicious over pasta, but can be used as a base in many other recipes.

Recipe Ingredients for Marinara Sauce

1/4 cup olive oil
4 cloves of garlic
35 oz italian tomatoes
3 basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper

Recipe Directions for Marinara Sauce

  1. Slice garlic into halves.

  2. Place garlic and olive oil in large sauce pan.

  3. Turn heat to medium and cook until garlic is soft and lightly browned.

  4. Crush the tomatoes and add with their juices.

  5. Add basil, salt and pepper.

  6. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer and cook until thickened approximately 20 to 25 minutes.

Categories

Tomatoes, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 177.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
113
Calories from Fat
84
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.3g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
203mg
8%
Potassium
405mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
7.3g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.1g
8%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
1.6g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 2% Iron 3%
* 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
B-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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