SparkPeople Advertisers Keep the Site Free

5 of 5 (2)
Create a Recipe Makeover

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 60.7
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 18.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 0.5 g

View full nutritional breakdown of healthy homemade marinara sauce calories by ingredient
Report Inappropriate Recipe

healthy homemade marinara sauce

Submitted by: LAMISHRA

Introduction

A light, healthy and fresh marinara sauce without a lot of added salt and sugar. Simple and rustic! A light, healthy and fresh marinara sauce without a lot of added salt and sugar. Simple and rustic!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    Crushed Tomatoes, 100 grams (try to get good imported tomatoes)
    balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp
    Garlic 5 cloves
    Basil, 6 fresh leaves
    Oregano, ground, 1 tbsp
    Red Onion, chopped .25 cup
    Extra Light Olive Oil, 3 tbsp
    granulated Sugar, .5 tsp
    Green Peppers 0.5 cup, chopped

Directions

saute onion, garlic and green pepper in olive oil over medium heat. Add crushed tomatoes and balsamic vinegar. Add herbs, salt and sugar to taste. Bring to a low boil then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes (or longer). Serve over your favorite pasta.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LAMISHRA.






Great Stories from around the Web


Rate This Recipe



Member Ratings For This Recipe

  • Simple and low sodium using the low sodium tomatoes. I always add lots of extra veggies like carrots, mushrooms, peppers and sometimes some black olives. Wonderful to freeze too. - 4/16/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • light and wonderful! Great the next day too!
    I served this over whole wheat pasta and it was perfect. - 1/25/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No