Easy Marinara Sauce

Southern Living
Makes 1 cup (serving size: 1/4 cup)


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2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 (14 1/2-oz.) can petite diced tomatoes, undrained
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
Salt and pepper to taste


Total: 20 Minutes

Sauté minced garlic in hot olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat 1 minute. Add tomato paste; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Stir in diced tomatoes and lemon juice; reduce heat to low, and cook 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Mash tomatoes with a potato masher until tomatoes are crushed. Stir in chopped fresh basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Note: Nutritional analysis does not include salt and pepper to taste.

Created date

August 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 89
Fat 7 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 5 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 1.2 g
Carbohydrate 6.9 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 179 mg
Calcium 24 mg