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Momma's Marinara Sauce

Momma's Marinara Sauce

Phyllis Zeleny

This is a very good quality marinara sauce to serve with any pasta dish. Our family has loved it for years. The hint to a good marinara sauce is cooking for an extended period of time over low heat.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 213 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.3g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 1220 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients, and cook for at least 3-4 hours before serving.
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DORMY
31
8/11/2003

To all who keep tomato sauce recipes and add sugar. If you add a good healthy pinch of baking soda, you won't need the sugar which I think comes through in the taste. Hope this helps. Dormy.

HISANDTHEIRS
20
9/13/2011

Almost exactly like mine, with a few exceptions. I add 1 tsp basil and 1 tsp oregano in addition to thyme. I also use a little (about 1/4 - 1/2 c) red wine (it does darken the color, but adds tons to the flavor!). Lastly, I saute the onions & fresh garlic, and then add fresh mushrooms. Saute all until tender and add to the sauce. Let simmer for a few hours and YUUUM!! You can also add 1-2 lbs ground beef, or a mixture of ground beef and italian sausage (very yummy) for a meat sauce! Glad she took the time to write this down tho, bc I never do and sometimes I forget what proportions when I try to share the recipe :). Thanks Phyllis!

BETHAMAE
12
1/6/2004

Very nice sauce! Added a little sugar to cut the acidity of the tomatoes. Great with the manicotti recipe!