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Marinara Sauce

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 6
Calories: 128kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 28 oz can whole tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 7 cloves garlic peeled and slivered
  • 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (a pinch)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Manitoba Milling Co. Smooth Whole-Milled Flaxseed
  • 1 spring of fresh basil (optional)

Instructions

  • Pour tomatoes into a large bowl and crush with your hands. Pour water into tomato can; swirl can to collect tomato juices and reserve.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When it is hot, add garlic.
  • As soon as the garlic is sizzling (try not to let it brown), add the tomatoes. Then add the reserved water from the tomato can.
  • Add red pepper flakes, oregano, and salt. Stir. If you are using the fresh basil spring, lay it on the surface of the sauce until wilted, then submerge in the sauce.
  • Simmer sauce until slightly thickened and oil on the surface is a deep orange, about 15 minutes.
  • Sprinkle Manitoba Milling Co. Smooth Whole-Milled Flaxseed onto sauce and whisk to combine. Heat sauce for an additional minute.
  • Serve over pasta, meatballs, or in your favorite dish.

Notes

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