One Hour 4 Ingredient Sauce

Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal


Had frozen manicotti to make for dinner last night. Oops no marinara or meat sauce in freezer. Simmering these few ingredients worked out so well, I'm going to be making my marinara this way for now on!
Great for low sodium diet.


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5 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


  • 1
    28oz can san marzano crushed tomatoes
  • 1
    lg onion peeled and quartered
  • 5 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • ·
    garish w/parm or fresh basil or oregano (or all)

How to Make One Hour 4 Ingredient Sauce


  1. Pot all ingredients (except garnish)in Saucepan.

    Simmer on low for 1 hour. Stirring occasionally. After one hour remove onion. (can chop onion and add back if You prefer)
    Garnish with parmesan or favorite italian herb.
  2. Enjoy over pasta, manicotti, even pizza!

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About One Hour 4 Ingredient Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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