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Homemade Marinara Sauce May 31, 2008

Posted by live2cook in Sauces and Gravies.

This is my version of Marinara Sauce.


1 (28 ounce) can Diced Tomatoes
1 (6 ounce) can Tomato paste
2 Cloves Garlic
1 Onion
1 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 Tsp dried basil
1/2 Tsp dried oregano
1/2 Tsp black pepper powder
1 Tsp salt
1 Tsp sugar


1. Chop the onion and mince the Garlic.
2. Heat the olive oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
3. Add the onion and garlic. Cook until translucent.
4. Grind the diced tomato and tomato paste in a blender until smooth.
5. Add to the onion. Mix in the herbs, salt and sugar.
6. Simmer for 20 minutes.

Marinara Sauce




1. arundathi - June 1, 2008

that looks really good – i make a similar sauce but always end up adding spice and making it an arrabiata! lol! 🙂

2. live2cook - June 4, 2008

Hi Arundhathi,

Thank you. I do add jalapeños to make it spicy.

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