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Sauces & Stuff

Marinara Sauce

This subtly spicy Marinara Sauce is so simple and quick, there's no reason to buy a jar at the store. Fresh tomatoes, red bell pepper, basil, and oregano add freshness and flavor that canned tomatoes and dried herbs just can’t compete with.


3 cups

Total Time

45 minutes

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Sauté onions, bell peppers, and garlic in oil in a saucepan over medium-high until they begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, sugar, and pepper flakes; season with salt and black pepper.

Simmer sauce over medium heat, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes. Off heat, stir in oregano and basil.

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