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Sweet Marinara Sauce for Meatballs and Pasta

Donella Crigger
This sweet sauce is perfect for savory meatballs or a flavorful pasta dish.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 14.5 oz cans diced fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 6 oz. tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp. dried parsley
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp. rosemary
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion finely diced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp. Splenda or sugar

Instructions
 

  • Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, garlic, herbs and spices to a food processor or blender. Pulse until mostly smooth.
  • In a large skillet, saute onions in olive oil for two minutes. Add the tomato mixture and chicken broth to the skillet.
  • Simmer for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add Splenda or sugar, simmer for an additional 10 minutes.