Momma's Marinara Sauce

Momma's Marinara Sauce


"This is a very good quality marinara sauce to serve with any pasta dish. Our family has loved it for years. The hint to a good marinara sauce is cooking for an extended period of time over low heat."


servings 213 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 213 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.3g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 1220 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 19 Ratings


To all who keep tomato sauce recipes and add sugar. If you add a good healthy pinch of baking soda, you won't need the sugar which I think comes through in the taste. Hope this helps. Dormy.

Almost exactly like mine, with a few exceptions. I add 1 tsp basil and 1 tsp oregano in addition to thyme. I also use a little (about 1/4 - 1/2 c) red wine (it does darken the color, but adds to...

Very nice sauce! Added a little sugar to cut the acidity of the tomatoes. Great with the manicotti recipe!

Finally...a delicious and easy marinara sauce! I only had 45 min. to make the sauce and it still tasted great to me and my family. I can't wait to try it when it has had a few hours to simmer!

Dora you are supose to add the wine to the sauce not drink it.It's 1 (6oz. can) paste.

I thought this recipe was missing something. However, I gave it a 5 stars because it was good and my family thought it was excellent. I like how simple it is and the diced tomatoes make it some ...

I think there must be a typo here in 18 cans of tomato paste...i don't think so. Maybe 1/8 of can of tomato paste is what you meant to say! I haven't tried this recipe yet...

Excellent tasting sauce. I sauteed the onion in olive oil first and then added 1/2 cup white wine. The sauce came out delicious. Don't forget a screen cover for the pot!

yummy!! a great way to pep up store bought jar sauce, my husband and I loved it. I made it as the recipe states, and added some of the "fast and friendly turkey meatballs" that I had made previo...