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8. MAMMA LOMBARDI'S MARINARA SAUCE (scored 17) Price: (Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas)

8. MAMMA LOMBARDI'S MARINARA SAUCE (scored 17)

Price: $4.99 for 26 oz.

Tasters' comments: "watery," "canned taste," "garlicky," "underseasoned"

Celebrity jarred marinara sauces

We tasted, tested and ranked supermarket marinara sauces from celebrities, celebrity chefs and famed restaurants. Our findings may surprise you. -- Erica Marcus

8. MAMMA LOMBARDI'S MARINARA SAUCE (scored 17) Price:
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8. MAMMA LOMBARDI'S MARINARA SAUCE (scored 17)

Price: $4.99 for 26 oz.

Tasters' comments: "watery," "canned taste," "garlicky," "underseasoned"

7. IL MULINO MARINARA SAUCE (scored 19) Price:
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7. IL MULINO MARINARA SAUCE (scored 19)

Price: $8.99 for 24 oz.

Tasters' comments: "artificial garlic taste," "kind of sour," "stale spices"

6. MARIO BATALI PASTA SAUCE MARINARA (scored 21)
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6. MARIO BATALI PASTA SAUCE MARINARA (scored 21)

Price: $7.99 for 24 oz.

Tasters' comments: "balanced," "raw," "olivey," "super-bland," "average in all ways"

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5. PAUL SORVINO FOODS AUTHENTIC NEAPOLITAN MARINARA (scored
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5. PAUL SORVINO FOODS AUTHENTIC NEAPOLITAN MARINARA (scored 22)

Price: $5.99 for 25 oz.

Tasters' comments: "tomatoey," "tastes like tomatoes," "acidic," "bad aftertaste"

4. LIDIA'S MARINARA (scored 23) Price: $4.99 for
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4. LIDIA'S MARINARA (scored 23)

Price: $4.99 for 25 oz.

Tasters' comments: "garlicky," "oniony," "onion chunks weird," "fresh tasting"

3. EMERIL'S MARINARA (scored 24) Price: $3.99 for
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3. EMERIL'S MARINARA (scored 24)

Price: $3.99 for 25 oz.

Tasters' comments: "sweet," "really sweet," "very sweet," "too sweet"

2. PATSY'S MARINARA (scored 25) Price: $6.99 for
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2. PATSY'S MARINARA (scored 25)

Price: $6.99 for 24 oz.

Tasters' comments: "chunky," "herbal," "mild," "bitter," "spicy finish," "pleasant"

1. RAO'S HOMEMADE MARINARA SAUCE (scored 26) Price:
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1. RAO'S HOMEMADE MARINARA SAUCE (scored 26)

Price: $6.49 for 24 oz.

Tasters' comments: "like from scratch," "fresh flavor," "like the tomato chunks"

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