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Chunky Marinara Sauce

A low calorie fresh sauce to pour over chicken, turkey burgers or low carb pasta.



  1. Spray pan lightly with olive oil spray like Pam.
  2. In saucepan over medium heat add onion, bell pepper and garlic. Stir until lightly browned.
  3. Add in red pepper, parsley and oregano, then add tomatoes (undrained) and stir until heated through.
  4. Add tomato sauce, stir until well combined.
  5. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer covered 30 minutes.
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I need to cut the heat down but the flavor after a day in the frige is awesome!
04 Mar 11 by member: FreeBird9
I like to add a little applesause to take the edge off the tangyness of the tomatoes.
Just enough spice to keep chicken or turkey from being bland
18 Nov 08 by member: lisas


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Nutrition summary:

There are 54 calories in 1 serving of Chunky Marinara Sauce.
Calorie break-down: 6% fat, 81% carbs, 14% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 4
Calories 54
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 0.4g 1%
  Saturated Fat 0.069g 0%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.171g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.06g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 739mg 31%
Potassium 461mg  
Total Carbohydrate 12.57g 4%
  Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%
  Sugars 5.57g  
Protein 2.12g  
Vitamin A 126% Vitamin C 312%
Calcium 29% Iron 67%
of RDI*
(54 calories)
3% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (80%)
Fat (6%)
Protein (14%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories