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Pasta Marinara

Pasta Marinara
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  • 4 ServingsServings


  • 1 pound Spaghetti or Linguine, uncooked
  • 2 28- oz. cans peeled plum tomatoes
  • 3 tsp. olive or vegetable oil
  • 5 tsp. finely minced garlic
  • 2 6- oz. cans tomato paste
  • 2 1/2 tsp. dried oregano, crumbled
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2/3 cup minced fresh parsley



1 Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.

2 Puree the tomatoes in a blender or food processor

3 In a medium saucepan, heat the oil, and add the garlic.

4 Saute the garlic, stirring it for 15 seconds (do not let it brown).

5 Add the pureed tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, salt and pepper.

6 Bring the sauce to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer the sauce for 20 minutes.

7 Remove the sauce from the heat and stir in the parsley.

8 Pour over pasta.

Source: National Pasta Association