Sauces and Dressings

Quick Marinara Sauce

Makes about 1 2/3 cups

Quick Marinara Sauce

Makes about 1 2/3 cups

This marinara sauce is ready in just 15 minutes. While we love the flavor of fresh herbs, dried herbs make this a quick pantry recipe.

Nutritional information per serving (⅓ cup): Calories 84 (59% from fat)
carb. 7g
pro. 1g
fat 6g
sat. fat 1g chol. 0mg
sod. 572mg
calc. 28mg
fiber 1g

Ingredients

  • 128-ounce can plum tomatoes, drained
  • 2tablespoons olive oil
  • ½teaspoon kosher salt
  • Pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 1garlic clove, smashed and peeled
  • Pinch crushed red pepper
  • 1sprig fresh basil (or substitute ½ teaspoon dried)
  • 1sprig fresh oregano (or substitute ¼ teaspoon dried)
  • Pinch granulated sugar

Preparation

  1. 1. Put all the ingredients into a microwave-safe bowl, and cover the
  2. bowl. Place in the Cuisinart® 3-in-1 Microwave AirFryer Plus. Select
  3. Microwave, and set the time for 15 minutes and power level to High
  4. (10P). Press Start. Stir and check firmness of tomatoes. If not falling
  5. apart, cover again and microwave for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. 2. Remove the herb sprigs, if using fresh, and the garlic clove. Allow to
  7. cool slightly and blend to desired consistency. (This is best blended
  8. with a stick blender—that way, it can be blended while still quite warm. If using a countertop blender, let the sauce cool a bit, and be
  9. sure to vent the blender lid to release any pressure.)