It’s not just for pasta! Marinara is also great for dipping and loaded with nutrients.
Servings: 10 toddlers
1/4 cup measure
1/4 teaspoon measure
- 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup onion, diced
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Bring all ingredients to a gentle simmer in a saucepan on the stove.
Transfer to a blender and puree until smooth.
Keep refrigerated or freeze for future use.
- Marinara is a great sauce to sneak some extra veggies and nutrients into. Check out this recipe for some inspiration.
- Here are some ideas for "dippers" for marinara sauce: garlic bread, breadsticks, cheesy bread, zucchini, carrots, pizza, chicken strips, sliders, sausage, roasted broccoli, roasted cauliflower.
- Freeze sauce in ice cube trays or small individual containers for easy, single-size defrosting at a moment's notice.
Calories: 3kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 59mg | Potassium: 6mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg