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Easy Low Sodium Marinara Sauce

Low Sodium Marinara Sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 88kcal


  • Shallow Sauce Pot
  • Cutting Board
  • Chef knife
  • Wooden Spoon



  • In a shallow saucepot over medium heat, heat the oil. When the oil becomes hot, add the onions. Cook onions 3-4 minutes (or until they begin to become translucent), occasionally stirring. Click for a 3 Minute Timer
  • Add minced garlic and cook for an additional minute or until the garlic begins to slightly brown.
  • Add the crushed tomatoes to the pot. Fill up the can with water and slosh it around to get the remaining tomato juices. Add water to pot.
  • Add oregano and salt. Simmer on medium-low for 30-45 minutes (or until desired thickness), occasionally stirring.
    30 Minute Timer
  • When there are around 15 minutes left in the simmering process, add your fresh basil sprig. Submerge the sprig of basil so it's fully inside the sauce releasing its wonderful flavors. Let the basil hang out for about 15 minutes. 15 Minute Timer


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 139mg | Potassium: 378mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin B1: 1mg | Vitamin B2: 1mg | Vitamin B5: 1mg | Vitamin B6: 1mg | Vitamin C: 2mg | Vitamin E: 1mg | Vitamin K: 11µg | Calcium: 24mg | Copper: 1mg | Folate: 2µg | Iron: 1mg | Manganese: 1mg | Magnesium: 2mg | Phosphorus: 7mg | Selenium: 1µg | Zinc: 1mg
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