Main Dishes

Fresh Tomato Marinara Sauce

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This recipe is a great way to use up fresh tomatoes - can be made in the crock pot or on the stove.

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12-14 tomatoes, which yields- 3 1/2 cups fresh tomatoes, peeled, seeded, squeezed and squashed {sounds awesome, doesn't it?!} Any variety- I used some early girl and roma tomatoes.
OR... 2 (14.5 ounce) cans stewed or diced tomatoes
1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup finely diced onion
1/2 cup white wine
1 bay leaf
2 TBSP brown sugar
1 TBSP balsamic vinegar {optional}
PEELING YOUR TOMATOES: Pick your tomatoes and wash them. Cut the core out of the center and slice an X on the bottoms. Immerse 2-3 tomatoes at a time in a big bowl {or pan- use whatever you'd like} of...
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Nutritions

Calories
99

Sodium
176mg
7% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
2g
5% DV

Carbs
12g
4% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV

Juicy, tender and flavorful Crock Pot Italian Beef is an easy dinner recipe that's perfect for busy days. Serve the shredded meat and pepperoncini on a hoagie roll with giardiniera and melted Provolone cheese for a classic Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich, or pair the roast beef with mashed potatoes, noodles, or rice for a cozy comfort food supper. You can't beat the convenience of an all-day slow cooker meal!

2 small onions
4 cloves garlic
3 lb. boneless beef chuck roast
2 T vegetable oil
14.5 oz beef broth
0.7 oz packet dry Italian salad dressing mix
1 T Worcestershire sauce
8 pepperoncini peppers
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  • Arrange the onions and garlic in the bottom of a slow cooker. Set aside.
  • Pat beef dry and season with kosher salt and black pepper on all sides.
  • Heat oil in a large pot or Dutch oven...
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Nutritions

Calories
389

Sodium
1839mg
76% DV

Fat
16g
25% DV

Protein
25g
50% DV

Carbs
37g
12% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV