This recipe is for a versatile and healthy marinara sauce that can be used to with pasta, to top a pizza or to cook seafood.
Yield: 6 servings (3 cups)
- 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1 Tbsp minced garlic
- 1 can (28 oz) petite diced tomatoes in juice
- 3 Tbsp tomato paste
- Pinch crushed red pepper flakes
- ¼ cup sliced fresh basil
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion; sauté 6 minutes until tender. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
Stir in diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and crushed red pepper flakes and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes for flavors to blend.
Toss with pasta, top a pizza, or add a bit of white wine and use to simmer fresh seafood such as clams and chunks of cod for a quick seafood stew.
Photo, recipe created and nutritional analysis completed by Terry Grieco Kenny for DietsInReview.com