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Marinara Sauce with Herbs

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Here is a very easy recipe for Marinara sauce. Use it on pasta, polenta, gnocchi, meatball subs or chicken Parmesan! Very easy and healthy! Enjoy!
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Yellow onion 1 Large
  Garlic cloves 4 , minced
  Chopped fresh basil 2 Tablespoon
  Diced tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dried oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Heat some olive oil in a pan.
Add a chopped large yellow onion. Sauté for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned.
Add 4 minced garlic cloves and 2 TBS chopped fresh basil. Mix well.
Add a 30 oz. can of diced tomatoes plus ¼ can water. Mix well.
Add a heaping TBS of tomato paste. Dissolve well.
Add 1 TBS dried oregano. Season with a little salt & lots of pepper.
Simmer for 20 minutes.
Serve with pasta, gnocchi, polenta or anything your heart desires.

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Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
When you are cooking do you often miss some base sauce that could be used in pasta, polenta, chicken parmesan or any other dish? Try making some Marinara sauce. It is simple and very easy. Watch this video on how to make marinara sauce seasoned with fresh herbs. Also, keep in mind the tips that may come handy to you.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 392 Calories from Fat 151

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.5%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 424.2 mg17.7%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g20.1%

Dietary Fiber 17 g68.1%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 8 g15.3%

Vitamin A 82.4% Vitamin C 66.9%

Calcium 33.3% Iron 46.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Marinara Sauce With Herbs Recipe Video