All premium ingredients: basil, oregano, rosemary, red pepper, celery seed
The story: The inspiration for this blend came after an abundance of tomatoes in summer from our urban and backyard gardens.
Zen Spice Spotlight: Basil is praised, for its oils, as an elixir of youth helping to protect our cells from environmental damage.
Occasions: This delicious marinara sauce offers a whole range of options for the home cook. Prep and leave to bubble gently, while you're at the beach on those hot summer days, and return to serve simply over spaghetti with parmesan. Throw in some mussels for a tasty, elegant supper or add it to our slow cooked lamb shank recipe for dining with friends.
Complete Zen meal: Spoon over fresh linguine and top with shaved Parmesan cheese.
To drink: pair with Chianti Classico or a bright Italian red
Prep time: 10-15 minutes
Cook time: 3 1/2 - 4 hours on high, 8 hours on low
Yield: 3 cups
Shopping list at a glance: canned tomatoes, onion, celery, carrot, garlic, tomato paste, red wine
Recipes included on the pouch and online.