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Homemade marinara sauce recipe

Homemade Marinara Sauce Recipe

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course dinner
Servings 6 servings
Calories 75 kcal

what you'll need

  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 28 oz can tomatoes crushed
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp dried basil
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley chopped finely
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

let's do it

  • Heat olive oil in saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add onion and garlic and sauté until translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in crushed tomatoes, oregano, basil, parsley, sugar, salt and pepper.
  • Bring sauce to a boil then immediately reduce the heat to low.
  • Cover and simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Keep in the fridge for up to 1 week.

One Last Thing

Add a little spice to your sauce with a dash of crushed red pepper flakes!


Calories: 75kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 201mgPotassium: 356mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4g
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