Buca Marinara Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 92.3
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 350.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 0.2 g

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Submitted by: LUCYSMOM09
Buca Marinara Sauce


The only sauce you will ever make again.
Fast, easy and so good.
The only sauce you will ever make again.
Fast, easy and so good.

Number of Servings: 12


    1/4 cup olive oil
    1 red onion, chopped
    6 garlic cloves, chopped
    2 (28-ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
    Salt to taste
    3 Tablespoons chopped fresh basil


In a 3-quart saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until golden brown, approximately 8 to 10 minutes.
Add the tomatoes and salt. (I always use Contadina) Bring to a boil, then cook over low heat for approximately 30 minutes, stirring often. Turn off the heat and add the fresh basil.
Yields about 6 cups.
Nutrition based on 1/2 cup portion.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LUCYSMOM09.


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  • perfect marinara sauce - I always use a regular yellow onion but other than that, this is just about the same family recipe I've used for 50 years of marriage. Delicious, inexpensive, freezes well and perfect for a Friday meal during Lent. Great base for pasta fagiole - 3/26/15

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