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The Canned Soup That Makes The Perfect Replacement For Marinara Sauce
A simple dinner idea is pasta and marinara sauce, but if you don’t have premade sauce, don’t fret. Instead of marinara sauce, reach for canned tomato soup.
To transform tomato soup into marinara, start by sautéeing some chopped garlic in olive oil with a dash of dried chili flakes. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of tomato paste to thicken it.
Once the garlic softens and caramelizes, add the canned soup. If you’re using condensed soup, thin it with water. Non-condensed soup should be cooked down to a viscous consistency.
When the soup’s orange hues turn burgundy red, you know you’re on the right track. Once your sauce has reached the right consistency, serve it with pasta or slather it on a pizza.