Garden Marinara

  • Yield: 4 servings


2teaspoons olive oil
1small Vidalia onion, chopped (1 cup)
1medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
8 to 10medium mushrooms, sliced (1 cup)
1small zucchini, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
2 garlic cloves, minced
5 dry-packed sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
1 (28-ounce) jar marinara or any flavor tomato sauce
1pound spinach fettucine or other pasta, cooked according to package directions
8 basil leaves, chopped, for garnish
1/4cup grated Parmesan cheese, for sprinkling


  1. Heat olive oil in a large nonreactive saucepan over medium heat. Add onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, zucchini and garlic.
  2. Saute 3 minutes or until softened. Add sun-dried tomatoes and marinara sauce; simmer 20 minutes. Serve over pasta. Garnish with chopped basil and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.  

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 644
  • Fat 13g
  • Cholesterol 4mg
  • Sodium 1422mg
  • Carbohydrate 115g