Spaghetti With Marinara Sauce

Spaghetti With Marinara Sauce


"Quick and easy! Leftover sauce can be easily frozen for a later meal."


servings 273 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 273 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 1.3 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 55.9g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 10.3 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 716 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan combine crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, minced garlic, sugar, parsley, garlic powder, salt, oregano, basil, and ground black pepper. Add capers and crushed red pepper if desired. Cover. Bring to a boil.
  2. Lower heat and simmer, with cover, for 45 to 60 minutes.
  3. As simmering time nears, in a large pot with boiling salted water cook spaghetti until al dente.
  4. Toss spaghetti with cooked sauce. Serve warm.
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  1. 93 Ratings


I made this pretty close to the recipe only I used fresh garlic and onions and after tasting it, I quadrupled the oregano and basil. I did not add the whole amount of salt called for, just a pin...

Instead of using crushed tomatoes, I always subtitute an extra can of diced and a can of stewed. Omit the capers and add a chopped onion. I also use 1 tablespoon of fresh basil instead of dri...

I was disappointed with this recipe. It was too watery for my liking. Lacked flavor. I will not make this again. I am still searching for a good spaghetti sauce. One that is thicker in texture. ...

Had a family reunion & needed a tasty sauce to keep my Italian sausage in during serving. Followed the recipe pretty much. No capers. Sauteed an onion & added 3 bay leaves. Guests asked for t...

I've had better sauces on this site - not enough garlic, oregano, basil, or sugar. I upped the spices signifigantly and added a can of tomatoe paste to thicken it a bit. I love the addition of...

I made this last night for my family (along with a meatball recipe I found on this site). Excellent recipe! This is so fast and so easy to make. I'm going to play with it a little next time a...

This is absolutely without a doubt the best marinara I have ever had except at a restaurant here in Memphis. The red pepper gives it a nice kick (the Italians have a name for marinara like this...

This was very good. I simmered mine in the crock pot for 4 hours on low. The only thing I didn't add was the capers. My family really enjoyed this.

This was a very, very tasty marinara sauce, which rivaled even store bought brands. We didn't have a can of crushed tomatoes and substituted a can of diced tomatoes with chili peppers (rinsed t...