Quick Marinara

2007 Ellie Krieger, All Rights Reserved
TOTAL TIME: 35 min
Prep: 5 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 30 min
YIELD: 3 cups, serving size: 1/2 cup
LEVEL: --

ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 basil leaves, coarsely chopped or torn
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
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Directions

In a large saucepan heat the oil over a medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until golden brown, about 1 minute. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano and bay leaf and cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 30 minutes. Stir in the basil and season with salt and pepper.

* an easy way to chop the tomatoes is to cut them up with scissors while they are in the can
Calories 70; Total Fat 2.5 g; (Sat Fat 0 g, Mono Fat 1.5 g, Poly Fat 0 g) ; Protein 2.5 g; Carb 9 g; Fiber 2 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 390 mg
Excellent source of: Vitamin A, Vitamin C
Good source of: Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Potassium
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