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Quick Mushroom Marinara Sauce

10 mins

2 cups

What you are creating

Mushrooms and tomatoes are a great combination for creating quick and easy meals during the winter months. Not only are they both flavorful and nutritious, but they're also easy to find at most grocery stores year-round.

One of the simplest ways to enjoy mushrooms and tomatoes is to sauté them together with some garlic and olive oil. This makes for a delicious and healthy side dish that can be served with just about anything. For a heartier meal, try making our quick mushroom marinara sauce recipe and toss with some cooked pasta.

Our mushroom marinara sauce recipe contains applewood bacon and is perfect for a casual dinner or a cozy night in. No matter how you choose to use them, mushrooms and tomatoes are sure to add flavor and nutrition to your winter meals. Feel free to adjust the ingredients to your liking and make it your own!


  1. Cook bacon and reserve fat.

  2. Add 3 tbsp bacon fat to pan and cook shallot until lightly golden.

  3. Add mushrooms and a pinch of salt and coat in fat and cook until they have reduce down by half, about 5 mins.

  4. Add red bell pepper, cook for 3 mins.

  5. Add sofrito and marinara sauce and cook 10 mins.

Enjoy with meatballs, with pasta or even as a pizza sauce.

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  • 1/2 pound cooked bacon (reserve bacon fat)

  • 3 tbsp bacon grease

  • 1 1/2 cups portabella mushrooms

  • 1 small shallot minced finely

  • 1/2 red bell pepper finely minced

  • 4 tbsp Goya Sofrito

  • 1 1/2 cups marinara sauce

  • Salt & Pepper to taste

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A note about ingredients used in our recipes:

When creating our recipes we use the following unless otherwise noted in the recipe:

  • Eggs = Large Eggs

  • All Purpose Flour = Unbleached All Purpose King Arthur Flour or Unbleached All Purpose King Arthur Flour Organic

  • Bread Flour = Unbleached King Arthur Bread Flour or Unbleached King Arthur Bread Flour Organic

  • Whole Wheat Flour = 100% Whole Grain King Arthur Whole Wheat Flour

  • Pastry Flour = Bob’s Red Mill Unbleached White Fine Pastry Flour 

  • Almond Flour = Bob’s Red Mill Super-Fine Almond Flour 

  • Tapioca Flour = Bob’s Red Mill Tapioca Flour (Tapioca Starch)

  • Sour Cream = Full Fat Sour Cream

  • Yogurt = Full Fat Yogurt

  • Milk = As indicated or if Milk is just listed you may use 1%, 2% or Whole Milk

  • Cream = 40% Heavy Cream

  • Butter = Unsalted Sweet Cream butter unless otherwise noted


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Pasta, Vegetable, Italian

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