Classic Marinara Sauce

Marinara sauce is a basic Italian tomato sauce made with onions and herbs.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 oz.) crushed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir for 5 minutes. Add all remaining ingredients except basil and bring to a simmer.
  • Reduce heat, partially cover pan, and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in basil and serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 oz.) crushed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir for 5 minutes. Add all remaining ingredients except basil and bring to a simmer.
  • Reduce heat, partially cover pan, and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in basil and serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories70
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium230mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars7g
Protein2g