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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 146.3
  • Total Fat: 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 287.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 1.8 g

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JillyBee's Marinara

Submitted by: JILLYBEE123
JillyBee's Marinara

Introduction

This is a versatile marinara sauce, always have it ready and waiting. Your whole neighborhood will be jealous when this sauce is simmering on your stove. This is a versatile marinara sauce, always have it ready and waiting. Your whole neighborhood will be jealous when this sauce is simmering on your stove.
Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    3 26- to 28- oz cans italian diced or plum tomatoes
    1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    1/4 cup coarsley chopped garlic (from 12 cloves garlic)
    12 fresh basil leaves
    2 tspns fresh parsley

Directions

1. Drain the tomatoes in a colander set over a bowl for 5 minutes, reserved the liquid from the bowl.
2. Use a large pot, heat olive oil over med heat. Once the oil is hot, add the garlic and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes until it is cooked but not brown. (if it cooks too quickly lower heat).
3. Add the basil and parsley. Add the tomatoes and increase the heat to high and cook for about 5 minutes or until it comes to a boil, use a wooden spoon to break the tomatoes up. Reduce the heat and simmer the sauce for about 10 minutes or until the tomatoes break down.
4. Add the reserved tomato liquid. Increase the heat to high and bring to a boil again. Boil for about 12 minutes or until it starts to thicken. Stir it occasionally and scrape the bottom of the pan to ensure it is not burning.
5. Enjoy over spaghetti squash or your favorite wheat pasta. You can refrigerate (once cooled) for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 1 month.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JILLYBEE123.






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