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Chef Emstar's Note:
Marinara is traditionally a very simple sauce. You can certainly substitute fresh herbs for the dried ones if you have them on hand. That would be 3 or 4 sprigs oregano, 2 sprigs thyme, and a small handful of basil chiffonade.
My Private Note
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- 1Heat the olive oil in a medium size saucepan. Add the garlic and saute until translucent. Be careful not to let it start to brown or toast.
- 2Add the herbs first and stir for 30 seconds. Then add the tomatoes with their juices and balsamic.
- 3Puree in a blender or with an immersion blender. Simmer for 20 minutes.
- 4Taste for salt and add as needed. If the sauce is little acidic, you can add a little bit of sugar or agave nectar.
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Nutritional Facts for Simple and Delicious Marinara
Serving Size: 1 (257 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 71.4
- Calories from Fat 32
- Total Fat 3.6 g
- Saturated Fat 0.5 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 284.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 9.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
- Sugars 4.9 g
- Protein 1.8 g