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Marinara Sauce

Nutritional Information

1 cup, marinara sauce

  • Calories 185
  • Calories from Fat 53.55
  • Amount%DV
  • Total Fat 5.95g9%
  • Saturated Fat 0.812g4%
  • Monounsaturated Fat 1.908g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 2.37g
  • Cholestreol 0mg0%
  • Sodium 1202mg50%
  • Potassium 940mg27%
  • Total Carbohydrate 28.18g9%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g4%
  • Sugars 22.2g
  • Protein 4.88g10%
  • Calcium 7mg1%
  • Iron 12mg67%
  • Vitamin A 27%
  • Vitamin C 13%

Marinara Sauce on Wikipedia:

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Marinara sauce (Italian salsa marinara or salsa alla marinara) is a type of tomato sauce that originated in Naples after the Spaniards had introduced the tomato from the New World. The word marinara is derived from marinaro, which is Italian for ``of the sea``.

Italy and the Mediterranean

Marinara sauce in Italy and some other Mediterranean countries is commonly used with various pasta dishes including spaghetti, penne and fusilli. The base for the sauce is made from olive oil, ripe tomatoes, garlic, and herbs.

References

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