Simple Marinara Sauce
Total Time: 20
Saute in 1/4 Cup Olive Oil:
Stir in and Simmer:
Saute onion in oil until softened. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes; simmer 10 minutes. Process with a hand blender until sauce is smooth and slightly chunky. Finish with basil and salt to taste.
Per : cal; total fat ( sat); chol; sodium; carb; fiber; protein
Total Time: 15
Saute in 1 T. Unsalted Butter:
Add and Reduce:
Whisk in 1 T. at a Time:
Strain Sauce; Stir in:
Saute shallots in a small saucepan over medium heat, in 1 T. butter until soft (do not brown). Add champagne, broth, and lemon juice; simmer until reduced by half, about 5 min. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in heavy cream. Whisk in cold butter by tablespoons, stirring constantly. Do not add more until the previous piece has melted completely. Strain the sauce through a fine mesh strainer. Stir in the chopped chives and salt to taste. Serve immediately, or remove from heat and hold, as shown below.
Per None: cal; total fat ( sat); chol; sodium; carb; fiber; protein
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