• prep: 5 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    This Easy Homemade Marinara Sauce tastes like you simmered it for hours but reality, it came together in under 40 minutes. Just a few ingredients and you will have a well flavored sauce that will have you leaving the jarred version behind - promise!

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
    • 1 small onion, finely diced
    • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
    • 6 ounces of tomato paste (or 3- 4 ounces of double strength tomato paste)
    • 1 28-ounce can of crushed tomatoes
    • 1 tablespoon of light brown sugar
    • 2 tablespoons of fresh parsley, minced
    • 1 tablespoon of fresh oregano, minced
    • 1 tablespoon of fresh basil, minced
    • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
    • 1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 179 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 19.77%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.94%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.28%
    • Sodium: 982 mg 40.92%
    • Calcium: 25 mg 2.54%
    • Potassium: 318 mg 9.08%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.95%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 15 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.83%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 13.41%
    • Vitamin C 25.14%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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