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    Quick Marinara Sauce

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    20 mins

    5 mins

    15 mins

    Dee514's Note:

    A tasty, quick marinara sauce for busy nights.

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    1. 1
      Heat deep skillet over medium-low to medium heat.
    2. 2
      Add oil and garlic and crushed pepper flakes.
    3. 3
      Let garlic begin to sizzle in oil (stir frequently to keep garlic from browning and turning bitter).
    4. 4
      Add tomatoes and crushed tomatoes.
    5. 5
      Stir in herbs and spices and let sauce come to a boil.
    6. 6
      Reduce heat and let sauce simmer 10 minutes or until ready to serve.
    7. 7
      Serve over your favorite pasta.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 03, 2011


      Awesome! I've made MANY marinara sauces and this one is one of my fav's! Quick, perfect, tasty.....everything you could ask for. I used dried oregano and double the garlic but followed everything else as stated. Thank you!

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    • on December 27, 2013


      Was going to give four stars, but the men in the house loved it so much I went with five (also because of ease of preparation!)<br/><br/>I'm always looking for a quick marinara that lets me use fresh basil, and this was a winner! I was not as enthusiastic as my boyfriend and my brother, but they loved it so much I'm wondering if maybe I have a cold or something blocking my taste buds? <br/><br/>Either way, easy, quick and delicious!

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    • on July 02, 2011


      The sauce was very good. I made a half recipe since I was trying it for the first time. I used a 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes. I also used my stick blender to really smooth out the sauce. I found I had to add about 1/2 tsp sea salt and about 1 Tbsp brown sugar. After I added those two was perfect! I will definitely make up a lot of this during the summer when I have my fresh herbs growing in the garden. Should be good on my Chicken Parm too. I made this for a Braciole tonight. Thanks for posting. It was quick and easy! UPDATE: I make this all the time now - love it! I always have some in the freezer in small containers for chicken parm and things like that. I like it because it has no meat or cheese in it and I can add it to just about anything because of that!

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    Nutritional Facts for Quick Marinara Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (429 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 167.9
    Calories from Fat 70
    Total Fat 7.7 g
    Saturated Fat 1.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 275.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 24.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.5 g
    Sugars 5.7 g
    Protein 5.4 g

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    fresh oregano

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