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Authentic Marinara Sauce

SHANNONKETCHUM
17Ingredients
4Hours
230Calories
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Description

I grew up in an Italian family, and marinara sauce is always serious business in my family. This is an adaptation of my father's recipe and it's thick and rich and tastes better the longer it sits in the crockpot and is even better the next day.

Ingredients

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16 SERVINGS
  • 56 ounces tomato sauce
  • 56 ounces tomato puree
  • 28 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 yellow onion (medium, chopped)
  • 6 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 tablespoon italian seasoning (dried)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • pasta (Good Italian)
  • grated Parmesan cheese (Freshly, for garnish, optional)
  • basil (Fresh chopped, for garnish, optional)
  • meat balls (optional)
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    Directions

    1. Add olive oil to a small skillet and add the chopped onion and sauté until they start to turn translucent then add the garlic and sauté for another 2 minutes or so, then take the pan off the heat.
    2. In a slow cooker (crock pot), add the tomato sauce, tomato puree, tomato paste, basil, oregano, parsley, Italian seasoning, black pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, and parmesan cheese. Add in the onion/garlic mixture. Cook on low, stirring occassionaly for a minimum of 4 hours to really let the flavors combine.
    3. Serve over pasta garnished with freshly grated parmesan cheese (not the stuff in a plastic canister that you get on the pasta isle) and fresh, chopped basil.
    4. Find more information and pictures on www.ketchumkitchen.com

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    230Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories230Calories from Fat60
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat7g11%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol10mg3%
    Sodium1290mg54%
    Potassium1310mg37%
    Protein9g18%
    Calories from Fat60
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate36g12%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Sugars20g40%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C40%
    Calcium10%
    Iron25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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