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Marinara Sauce

You can have this Easy Marinara Sauce Recipe on the table in just 30 minutes, with a handful of ingredients! Perfect for meatball subs, chicken parmesan, mozzarella sticks, and more.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy marinara sauce, homemade marinara sauce recipe, simple marinara sauce
Servings: 8 cups
Calories: 707kcal
Author: Jill

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

Instructions

  • Add the olive oil and onion to the pan and sauté until very lightly browned.
  • Spoon in the garlic and cook for another 20 seconds.
  • Add in the rest of the ingredients and simmer, covered, on low for 30 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 707kcal | Carbohydrates: 106g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Sodium: 4730mg | Potassium: 4271mg | Fiber: 26g | Sugar: 62g | Vitamin A: 4385IU | Vitamin C: 117mg | Calcium: 474mg | Iron: 19mg