Marinara Sauce
Recipe from Midwest Living

Simmering this Marinara Sauce brings a blend of wonderful aromas to your kitchen. Basil and cayenne stand out in this sauce from Bartolino's restaurant. It's delicious with the meatballs or with pasta alone.


Marinara Sauce

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Servings: 4 to 6
Yield: 2-1/2 cups
Prep Time: 15 mins
Related Categories: European Cuisine, Italian Cuisine, Sauces
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Ingredients
  • 1   
    medium onion, chopped
  • 2   
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1   tablespoon 
    olive oil
  • 1  28  ounce can 
    tomatoes, and cut up
  • 1/4  cup 
    dry red wine (optional)
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon 
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/8  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
  • 1/4  cup 
    snipped fresh basil
  • 2   teaspoons 
    granulated sugar
  • 8   ounces 
    dried pasta, cooked according to package directions
Directions
1.
In a medium saucepan, cook onion and garlic in hot oil over medium heat until onion is tender. Stir in undrained tomatoes, wine (if you like), salt, cayenne pepper, and black pepper.
2.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 25 to 30 minutes or until mixture reaches desired consistency, stirring occasionally. Stir in basil and sugar. Cover and cook 5 minutes more. Serve over pasta. Makes 2-1/2 cups sauce (4 to 6 servings).
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 292, Fat, total (g) 5, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 55, Monosaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 4, sugar (g) 10, pro. (g) 9, vit. A (IU) 389, vit. C (mg) 19, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 4, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 113, sodium (mg) 402, Potassium (mg) 450, calcium (mg) 81, iron (mg) 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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