JMTraining Marinara Sauce

Store bought marinara sauce can be packed with nasty ingredients and loaded up on sugar and is a great example of a food you can easily make at home. Ours takes a mere 30 mins to make (but of course the longer a sauce cooks the better it taste!). And it’s worth it to avoid all that glucose-fructose syrup and preservatives. Feel free to freeze it (it gets better with age!)

JMTraining Marinara Sauce (makes 24 x 1/4 cup servings):

1 small onion, diced

2 cloves of garlic, minced

1 tbsp of sugar

28oz of canned, diced tomatoes

28oz of canned, crushed tomatoes

1 tbsp basil

1 tbsp oregano

1 tsp olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

water

1) Saute the onions and garlic  in the 1 tsp of olive oil (over medium high heat) until softened and slightly browned. 

2) Add in the canned tomatoes, herbs some salt and pepper (to your liking) and 1 tbsp of sugar. Combine then turn down the heat to medium-low and simmer for 30 mins (adding water if you want the sauce a little thinner or plan to simmer it longer and it starts to get too thick).

Macronutrient Breakdown (per 1/4 cup serving):

Calories-25

Fat-0g

Carbohydrates-5g

Protein-1g

Sugar-3g

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