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Homemade Marinara Sauce. Yummy Alternative to Classical Tomato Pasta


If you`re planning to organize Italian-style dinner, here is an unusual recipe for you. It is very easy and affordable. In winter you may cook it, using frozen tomatoes tomatoes - very good recipes with tomatoes learn more.... However, fresh tomatoes taste better.

Yummy homemade marinara tastes great with most of the dishes. Usually marinara is served with meat, roasted poultry, pizza, ciabatta or seafood.

By the way, this dish has an interesting history. Marinara sauce recipe was invented during long sea journeys. People needed to eat something that can not be easily spoiled. So, they preferred sundried and canned food. Now all the people in the world now this famous recipe and love the taste of marinara sauce.

Ingredients for
сals/100 gr
Ripe tomatoes
6 cups
25 cals
3 cloves
70 cals
Olive oil
2 tbsp
135 cals
Fresh basil
5 leaves
7 cals
0.3 tsp
Total calories in the prepared dish
237 cals
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  1. Put all the tomatoes into the big pan with the boiled water for several seconds. Peel them and mash or chop. If you use canned tomatoes, you`ll need to open 2 cans and mash the main ingredient of the sauce.
  2. Peel the cloves of garlic and put them into the pan with the preheated olive oil. Cook it for several minutes, waiting for the oil to become fragrant.
  3. When you`re done, get rid of the garlic and pour the oil into the pan with the mashed tomatoes.
  4. You may east this fresh sauce immediately, or pour it into the jars and leave them in the fridge for several days or even weeks.

There are a lot of interesting recipes with this sauce. You may serve it with the seafood, meat, poultry or pasta. Search for more interesting recipes on our website!

Chef Andrew
My name is Andrew. I am the chef of the site "Very Tasty". This is a real creative kitchen!
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