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Marinara Sauce

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Ingredients
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 1 Large, peeled
  Onions 2 Medium, quartered
  Parsley sprigs 4
  Green pepper 1 Large, cut into 12 pieces
  Canned whole tomatoes 3 Pound (3 Cans, 1 Pound Each)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a food processor, mince the garlic.
2. Add onions and parsley to the chopper bowl and finely chop. Remove this mixture into a bowl.
3. Coarsely chop the pepper. Remove on a plate
4. Coarsely chop the tomatoes. Remove into a bowl

MAKING
5. In medium (3 quart) saucepan heat oil over medium high heat.
6. Add garlic-onion-parsley mixture to the saucepan and sauté until soft and golden.
7. Tip in the chopped peppers and continue sautéing for about 10 minutes.
8. Stir the tomatoes into to vegetables along with the seasonings. Allow all the flavors to blend.
9. Reduce heat and simmer the sauce for almost 2 hours until it is reduces to a rich thick sauce.
10. The sauce will say well for 3-4 days in the refrigerated or freeze in an air tight, freezer friendly container.

SERVING
11. This sauce can be served with pasta, vegetables, fish, chicken or meat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1346 Calories from Fat 677

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 77 g118.3%

Saturated Fat 10.8 g54.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5710 mg237.9%

Total Carbohydrates 164 g54.7%

Dietary Fiber 37.3 g149.1%

Sugars 37 g

Protein 29 g58.2%

Vitamin A 215.1% Vitamin C 515.1%

Calcium 63.1% Iron 117%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Marinara Sauce Recipe