World's Best Marinara

World's Best Marinara

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"The only marinara you'll ever need! Serve with your favorite pasta."
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55 m servings 75 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 75 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 13g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 666 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add mushrooms, red bell pepper, and parsley; cook and stir until mushrooms are slightly softened, about 2 minutes. Add oregano, sugar, basil, rosemary, sage, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper; stir to combine, 2 minutes.
  2. Stir tomato sauce into seasoned onion-mushroom mixture; cook over low heat until flavors have combined, 30 minutes.
  3. Transfer half the sauce to a blender; blend until smooth. Return to saucepan with the remaining sauce; stir to combine.


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It was a very good base recipe. I omitted the mushrooms and cut the parsley to 1/4 cup added two cups of fresh tomatoes and put all the herbs into the blender with a can of diced tomatoes and pu...

Unusual for me, but pretty much followed this & used with "ziti & eggplant". 'Didn't use mushrooms, red bell pepper, rosemary or sage. 'Think that 2T oregano is supposed to be 2t - so I did 2t...

I will definitely make it again.

I made this with wonderful results! The spices are almost spot on! The flat leaf parsley is AKA "Italian Parsley". (Little cooking trivia!). I cut this down, just a bit (ran out in garden) ...

this was pretty tasty.. i cut this down to 2 servings as i needed marinara sauce for Little Lamb Meatballs in a Spicy Eggplant Tomato Sauce (on this site).. i reduced the parsley by half.. reduc...

Just finished making this recipe and it is easy to make with great taste. Today I didn't have any mushrooms but I did have everything else in my cabinet. Added a dash of sherry to the onion mixt...

This marinara sauce was amazing.Spicy and sweet.I have never had a better one anywhere.

ThiS Is The Only Sauce Recipe I Use. It's Very Versatile. Really GreAT On stuffed Shells. I Don't Use Mushrooms. It Always Gets Rave Reviews And Recipe requests

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