Simmering this Marinara Sauce brings a blend of wonderful aromas to your kitchen. Basil and cayenne stand out in this sauce from Bartolino's restaurant. It's delicious with the meatballs or with pasta alone.

Source: Midwest Living
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, cook onion and garlic in hot oil over medium heat until onion is tender. Stir in undrained tomatoes, wine (if you like), salt, cayenne pepper, and black pepper.

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  • Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 25 to 30 minutes or until mixture reaches desired consistency, stirring occasionally. Stir in basil and sugar. Cover and cook 5 minutes more. Serve over pasta. Makes 2-1/2 cups sauce (4 to 6 servings).

Nutrition Facts

292 calories; 5 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 402 mg sodium. 450 mg potassium; 55 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 10 g sugar; 9 g protein; 389 IU vitamin a; 19 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 4 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 113 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 81 mg calcium; 4 mg iron;

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