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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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
30 mins to 35 mins
Servings:
4
Max Servings:
6
Yield:
2-1/2 cups
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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; total fat 5g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterolmg; sodium 402mg; potassium 450mg; carbohydrates 55g; fiber 4g; sugar 10g; protein 9g; vitamin a 389IU; vitamin c 19mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 4mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 113mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 81mg; iron 4mg.

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