Marinara Sauce Recipe

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Marinara Sauce
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  1. In a saucepan, saute the onions, but do not let them brown.
  2. To the saucepan, add the liquid drained from the diced tomatoes. Add the basil, Italian seasonings, sugar (or sugar substitute) and crushed red peppers. Simmer liquid and spices for about 30 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes and crushed tomatoes and cook just until heated, about 1 minute.
  4. If you prefer, you can used whole tomatoes and dice them, saving any tomato liquid for Step 2.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 15.8 Kcal (66 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.01g 0%
Sodium 8.06mg 0%
Potassium 84.93mg 2%
Total Carbs 3.55g 1%
Sugars 1.81g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0.86g 3%
Protein 0.54g 1%
Vitamin C 3.9mg 7%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 16.5mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 37.87 Kcal (159 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.3 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.03g 0%
Sodium 19.32mg 0%
Potassium 203.61mg 2%
Total Carbs 8.52g 1%
Sugars 4.35g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2.06g 3%
Protein 1.29g 1%
Vitamin C 9.5mg 7%
Iron 0.9mg 2%
Calcium 39.7mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 0.1
  • 0

Good Points

  • low calorie,
  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • cholesterol free

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