Marinara Sauce II70 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 20 min
- Ready In: 35 min
“Marinara sauce that is great on any type of pasta.” - by Andrea
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- In a skillet over medium heat, saute garlic and onion in the olive oil; about 10 minutes. Break apart the whole tomatoes with your hands and add to the pan along with the crushed tomatoes, basil, sugar, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Amount Per Serving (6 total)
- 156 cal
- 9.6 g
- 17.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (70)Rate This Recipe
"Great sauce! Instead of adding the whole peeled tomatoes, I used a 14.5 oz. can of petite diced toamtoes and since I like thing a little thicker I added a 6 oz. can of tomato paste. I also added a cou..." See moreple splashes of wine, 1 tsp. of oregano, and 1 Tbsp. of brown sugar to cut the acidity of the tomatoes vs. white sugar. Other than those additions this was perfect over angel hair pasta!"
"The only thing that I did different was to use Italian Seasoning in place of the basil. This just might be the best marinara sauce that I have ever eaten. It taste better than most restaurant sauces..." See more. It's not as thick as it could be though. Which was fine for me because I was using it as a dipping sauce anyway. It would be great for spaghetti (which is what it was made for). But I wouldn't try using it as a pizza sauce or anything like that unless I were to thicken it up first."
"I liked this sauce a lot. I used it for manicotti. I didn't put my garlic in until after I had cooked the onion a bit because I like to cook my onion a bit more and don't like burning my garlic. I ..." See morealso held back the liquid from the whole tomatoes after seeing some people say the sauce was a little runny and saved it to add in later to adjust the thickness of the sauce. I ended up leaving it out and had a nice thick sauce. I also used the italian seasoning mix, some parsley and a bit of crushed chiles."
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