This twist on classic marinara sauce features healthy ingredients such as white kidney beans and spinach.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Spinach-Bean Marinara Sauce

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan stir together Fresh Tomato Marinara Sauce and wine. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce is reduced and slightly thickened. Add spinach, beans, and vinegar; heat through. Serve sauce over pasta. Sprinkle with feta cheese.

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Nutrition Facts (Spinach-Bean Marinara Sauce)

134 calories; 4 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 422 mg sodium. 590 mg potassium; 18 g carbohydrates; 5 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 5 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 2495 IU vitamin a; 33 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 49 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 72 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Fresh Tomato Marinara Sauce

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan cook pancetta (if using), onion, and garlic in hot oil over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until pancetta starts to brown and onion is tender, stirring occasionally.

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  • Stir in tomatoes, wine, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Stir in basil.

Tips

Place sauce in an airtight container. Seal and chill in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

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