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Homemade marinara sauce

Homemade marinara sauce recipe is so flavorful and very simple to make. Enjoy with any pasta dish or for dipping your favorite breadsticks.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Sauces
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Homemade marinara sauce
Servings: 1
Calories: 343kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 1 can Crushed Tomatoes 28 oz
  • 2 tsp Dried Basil
  • 2 tsp Oregano
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp Olive Oil


  • Heat the olive oil in a sauce pan of medium high heat. Add in the minced garlic and sauté for a few minutes to cook the garlic.
  • Stir in the other ingredients. Bring the mixture to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer covered for 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve over your favorite type of pasta and enjoy!


This recipes makes approximately 28 oz of marinara sauce to use in your favorite recipes!


Calories: 343kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2214mg | Potassium: 2468mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 1808IU | Vitamin C: 75mg | Calcium: 396mg | Iron: 14mg