Simple and Delicious Homemade Marinara Sauce

You will never go back to jarred or canned sauce once you try making this delicious homemade pasta sauce. It also tastes delicious as a pizza sauce, sandwich spread, or mozzarella stick dip. Once it’s finished, you’ll want to put it on just about everything!


  • One can of whole tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 6 garlic gloves, minced
  • 1 small white onion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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6 Ingredient No Added Sugar Marinara that is easy as 1,2,3! But seriously… 10000% going to be making my own from now on! 🍅 . Tomatoes are sweet enough on their own, so adding sugar to pasta sauce is just not necessary IMO 🤭 . Save this recipe so you never waste $7 on a jar of tomatoes + spices again 😜 . INGREDIENTS: — 28 oz. @tuttorossotomatoes peeled plum tomatoes with basil, canned — 1 tbsp olive oil — 1/2 cup onion, diced — 2 teaspoons minced garlic — 1/4 cup tomato paste — 1 tsp dried oregano — 1/3 cup water — salt and pepper to taste . . HOW TO: In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add diced onion and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Once onions are browned and soft, add your garlic. Cook for another minute. Add whole tomatoes (with juice) and gently break apart with the spoon.  Stir in remaining ingredients. Simmer uncovered on low heat for 10-15 minutes or until sauce reaches desired consistency. Serve over spaghetti or enjoy in your favorite recipes. Freeze or refrigerate to store. . . Feel free to add whatever herbs and spices you love and enjoy!! ✨ . . . . . #noaddedsugar #mindbodygram #marinara #dairyfreelife #healthybaking #feedfeedbaking #easyrecipe #buzzfeast #strongnotskinny #cleaneats #healthyeating #healthyfood #iamwellandgood #foodblogfeed #foodie #nomnom #makesmewhole #bgbcommunity #foodblog #eatclean #healthyrecipe #thenewhealthy #eatrealfood #thekitchn #allfoodsfit #foodblogger #atlantafoodie  #eeeeeats #goodmoodfood

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  1. Warm the olive oil in a large skillet on medium to high heat until shimmering.
  2. Add the onions and sauté them for about 5 minutes, or until they are soft and slightly golden. Mix the oregano, basil, and red pepper flakes into the onions.
  3. Add the minced garlic to the pan and sauté for another 2 minutes, or until garlic is slightly golden, but not burnt. 
  4. Pour the entire can of tomatoes and 3/4 cup water into the pan. Use a wooden spoon to gently smash the tomatoes into smaller pieces.
  5. Simmer the sauce for about 15 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.