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Classic Marinara Sauce

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 6

Savor classic Italian sauce made with crushed organic tomatoes, onions, garlic and fresh oregano. This classic sauce is ready in less than 30 minutes! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup finely chopped carrot
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic crushed tomatoes with basil, undrained
1
tablespoon chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1/2
teaspoon chopped fresh oregano leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

Steps

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  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, carrot and garlic; cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • 2
    Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Serve over cooked pasta as desired.

Expert Tips

  • This sauce is great to have on hand for quick meals. Ladle the cooked sauce into freezer containers, and keep in your freezer up to a month. Just thaw in the refrigerator or microwave, then use in your favorite recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Potassium
300mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
4g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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