Marinara Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy marinara sauce recipe? Learn how to make marinara sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jeanmeade

Makes 16 servings



MARINARA SAUCE---FREEZE IN 1/2 CUP SERVINGS

Recipe Ingredients for marinara sauce

16 tomatoes
1/3 cup olive oil
6 cloves garlic
2 large onions
4 carrots, FINELY CHOPPED
2 tbsps dry basil
1 tbsp oregano leaves
2 1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper

Recipe Directions for marinara sauce

  1. IMMERSE TOMATOES A FEW AT A TIME, IN BOILING

  2. WATER FOR ABOUT 1 MINUTE. LIFT OUT WITH A SLOTTED SPOON AND PLUNGE INTO COLD WATER. PEEL OFF AND DISCARD SKINS. COARSELY CHOP TOMATOES TO MAKE 12 CUPS

  3. HEAT OIL IN A 5 QUART OR LARGER POT OVER MEDIUM HEAT. COOK GARLIC, ONIONS AND CARROTS

  4. STIRRING OCCASIONALLY, UNTIL SOFT. STIR IN TOMATOES BASIL, OREGANO, SALT AND PEPPER. BRING TO A BOIL. REDUCE HEAT AND SIMMER RAPIDLY, UNCOVERED AND STIRRING OCCASIONALLY FOR ABOUT 1.5 HOURS OR UNTIL SAUCE IS VERY THICK AND REDUCED BY ABOUT HALF. LET COOL AND POUR INTO FREEZER CONTAINERS, COVER AND FREEZE. MAKES 1.5 TO 2 QUARTS

Categories

First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 164.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
79
Calories from Fat
43
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
381mg
16%
Potassium
380mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
8.6g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
1.5g
Vitamin A 72% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 3% 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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