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Zesty Marinara Dip

Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Blake Ramsey Murray

Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 15 mins

Makes 1/2 cup

To make Zesty Marinara Dip add 2 tablespoons of mix to a 28-ounce canned of crushed tomatoes and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Microwave on high for 1-minute intervals until heated through. 


  • 2 tablespoons dried basil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small jar or airtight container. Write mixing instructions on a gift tag or card.

  2. On gift tag: "To make Zesty Marinara Dip, in a microwave-safe bowl add 2 Tbsp. mix to 28 oz. canned crushed tomatoes and 2 Tbsp. olive oil. Microwave on high for 1-minute intervals until heated through."