Classic Marinara Sauce
|Extra virgin olive oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Garlic||3 Clove (15 gm), peeled|
|Tomato paste||1 Tablespoon|
|Canned whole peeled tomatoes||35 Ounce, crushed by hand (1 Can, With Their Juices)|
|Freshly ground pepper||To Taste|
In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil.
Add the garlic cloves and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 5 minutes.
Add the tomato paste and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Add the crushed canned tomatoes with their juices.
Stir in the sugar and basil sprigs, season with salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
Simmer the sauce over low heat, stirring occasionally, until it has thickened and is reduced to 3 cups, about 30 minutes.
Taste and season again with salt and pepper.
Remove and discard the basil sprigs and garlic cloves and serve.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 776 Calories from Fat 507
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 55 g84.2%
Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 2215 mg92.3%
Total Carbohydrates 54 g18%
Dietary Fiber 11.7 g46.7%
Sugars 27.7 g
Protein 14 g28.8%
Vitamin A 277.3% Vitamin C 179.2%
Calcium 61.6% Iron 30.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet