Marinara Sauce II

Marinara Sauce II


"Marinara sauce that is great on any type of pasta."


35 m servings 156 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 156 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 9.6 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.5g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 360 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a skillet over medium heat, saute garlic and onion in the olive oil; about 10 minutes. Break apart the whole tomatoes with your hands and add to the pan along with the crushed tomatoes, basil, sugar, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
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  1. 92 Ratings


Great sauce! Instead of adding the whole peeled tomatoes, I used a 14.5 oz. can of petite diced toamtoes and since I like thing a little thicker I added a 6 oz. can of tomato paste. I also added...

The only thing that I did different was to use Italian Seasoning in place of the basil. This just might be the best marinara sauce that I have ever eaten. It taste better than most restaurant ...

I liked this sauce a lot. I used it for manicotti. I didn't put my garlic in until after I had cooked the onion a bit because I like to cook my onion a bit more and don't like burning my garli...

It sounds too simple to be any good, but it turned out great. You can vary the amounts of onion and garlic as well in order to fine tune it to your taste.

This was exactly what I was looking for. Easy sauce that tastes great! I used fresh basil because I had some, and I did add some more spices, but I always do...

Farily bland, add extra seasoning, garlic and wine.

nearly perfect base red sauce. i skip the sugar, use a lttle extra onion, garlic, and sometimes add some red wine or hot peppers. this sauce is a world beater when served with some freshly grate...

great simple sauce, even better with meatballs. (even for an italian that NEVER puts onions in the sauce!) No changes. The church youth group made it as part of the italian night dinner team bui...

Very good sauce, I did add more basil than called for as otherwise it is a bit bland. I used all fresh ingredients - fresh diced tomatoes and fresh basil along with sauteeing some mushrooms as ...