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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 148.3
  • Total Fat: 8.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.3 mg
  • Sodium: 634.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.1 g
  • Protein: 3.5 g

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Easy vegetarian marinara sauce

Submitted by: ERIKA05

Introduction

My family's go-to pasta sauce - simply, rich, garlicky goodness that works over all kinds of pasta as well as in a pasta-bake or on eggplant parmesan. I often add mushrooms, preserved artichokes, chickpeas and white beans for a quick weeknight pasta dish. Makes 6 generous servings and freezes well up to 3 months, although it will loose some of it's bright red colour if frozen. My family's go-to pasta sauce - simply, rich, garlicky goodness that works over all kinds of pasta as well as in a pasta-bake or on eggplant parmesan. I often add mushrooms, preserved artichokes, chickpeas and white beans for a quick weeknight pasta dish. Makes 6 generous servings and freezes well up to 3 months, although it will loose some of it's bright red colour if frozen.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    * Tomato Paste, 0.25 cup
    * Butter, salted, 0.25 cup
    * Onions, raw, 4 medium, diced
    * Garlic, 6 cloves, finely diced or pressed
    * Oregano, ground, 2 tbsp or to taste
    * Basil, 1 tbsp or to taste
    * Parsley, 0.75 cup or to taste
    * Salt, 1 tsp or to taste
    * Pepper, black, 1 tbsp or to taste
    * Canned Diced Tomatoes, No Salt Added, 6 cup (or 2 cans)

Directions

- saute onions in butter on med-low heat until soft (~5 minutes)
- add garlic and saute 1 more minute
- add tomato paste, stirring until evenly mixed with onions
- add canned tomatoes and all seasoning except salt and pepper
- increase heat, cover, and bring to a boil.
- reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 45 minutes.
- add salt and pepper to taste, and serve over pasta with additional parsley on the side.

- if a smoother texture is desired, use an immersible hand blender to blend out chunks after simmering


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ERIKA05.






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