marinara

adjective
mar·​i·​na·​ra | \ˌmer-ə-ˈner-ə, -ˈnär- \

Definition of marinara 

: made with tomatoes, onions, garlic, and spices marinara sauce also : served with marinara sauce spaghetti marinara

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Make the ketchup: Combine 1 1/2 cups marinara sauce, 3 tablespoons chili seasoning, and chipotles in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Country Living, "Turkey Chili Burgers with Spiced Ketchup," 4 Apr. 2011 Top with remaining 1½ cups marinara sauce and remaining mozzarella. Bon Appetit, "Stuffed Shells with Marinara," 19 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of marinara

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for marinara

Italian (alla) marinara, literally, in sailor style

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