Serve this meatless, chunky marinara sauce from scratch with veggie-wheat pasta. You can freestyle the marinara sauce with whatever vegetables you would like to use. I also use black beans as a meat substitute for texture.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr 15 mins
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine Roma tomatoes, 1 cup water, diced tomatoes, and tomato paste in a Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Simmer for 45 minutes. Add remaining water, black beans, mushrooms, green bell pepper, onion, celery, garlic, olive oil, fennel seeds, bouillon, parsley, basil, and Italian seasoning. Simmer over low heat until thickened to desired consistency, about 45 minutes more. Season with salt and pepper.

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Nutrition Facts

133 calories; protein 7g 14% DV; carbohydrates 21.6g 7% DV; fat 3g 5% DV; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 464.5mg 19% DV. Full Nutrition
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