Source: Midwest Living

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prep:
15 mins
cook:
2 hrs 30 mins
total:
2 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a Dutch oven or kettle, cook onion and garlic in olive oil 5 minutes until onion is tender, but not brown.

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  • Add the uncooked Italian sausage and cook until meat is brown. Drain fat.

  • Add the tomato puree, the undrained tomatoes, basil, parsley, salt, black pepper, and bay leaf. Add the sugar or honey, if you like. Bring the marinara sauce to boiling; reduce heat.

  • Cover and simmer for 2 to 3 hours, stirring frequently. Remove and discard the bay leaf. Serve marinara sauce over hot cooked pasta. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition note:

To reduce the fat, cook onion and garlic with the sausage and omit the olive oil.

Nutrition Facts

542 calories; fat 23g; cholesterol 57mg; carbohydrates 55g; insoluble fiber 3g; sodium 717mg.
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