Marinara Sauce I

  • Recipe By
  • Published Dec 27th
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings4
  • Calories252
This is a delicious simple sauce which goes with anything. You can have it plain over pasta or make lasagna with it. You can make ziti or spaghetti and meatballs (just cook the meatballs in the sauce - it will take longer) or anything you can think of. It makes good, slightly too bland, pizza sauce. You can triple the batch and freeze it in jars.

Marinara Sauce I Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Marinara Sauce I for 4 servings:

  • 2 (28 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 cup red wine

Marinara Sauce I Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In30m

To cook Marinara Sauce I, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Marinara Sauce I is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Marinara Sauce I within 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Marinara Sauce I easily:

  1. 1 In a medium bowl, blend the whole tomatoes and paste; reserve.
  2. 2 In a large saucepan, warm olive oil over medium-low heat and add garlic; cook for a few minutes, but make sure to not brown the garlic.
  3. 3 Pour tomato mixture in saucepan and stir; cook over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add parsley, salt and wine; reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens; serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 252 calories; 14.3 grams of fat; 25.7 grams of carbohydrates; 5.2 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 1772 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 26th 2011

    This is a great base recipe to bend and make more personal. I sauteed fresh minced onion in with the garlic and I added a good amount of basil and oregano as well as red pepper flake and a p ...

  2. Apr 29th 2008

    I used concentrated crushed tomatoes for a smoother sauce in this recipe. I added a small amount of sauteed garlic and italian seasonings. It still was a little bland to me. I will contin ...

  3. Sep 25th 2006

    I was very disappointed in this sauce. A few more herbs would make the difference I think. I probably won't make it again.

  4. Jul 23rd 2006

    Mamma mia! This is-a mighty pizza sauce! It was like making sweet love to a tomato all over again. So tasty, it brought me way back to the good olden days, a week ago (sigh). It was a ve ...

  5. May 26th 2006

    a really great sauce! i like lots of spices so to this recipe by the letter, i added fresh basil, oregano and marjoram from my herb garden. I also grow parsley, so that was fresh as well. ...

  6. Jan 16th 2006

    My favorite is the Best Marinara Yet on this site. This one is good too, just a little plain and my fiance said too tangy.

  7. Dec 31st 2004

    Quartering the tomatoes so that they melt into the sauce is an improvement, but this is an excellent sauce.

  8. Mar 13th 2003

    This is a great sauce particularly becacuse it's not runny. I used mine for meatloaf sandwiches so I was looking for somehting thick. The extra freezes well and complements bread sticks or ...

  9. Mar 26th 2001

    This is great if you add 3 chopped chicken breast to sauce