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Homemade marinara sauce is easier to make than you think. Skip the jarred pasta sauce and give this recipe a go.

Homemade Marinara


2 (14.5oz) cans petite diced tomatoes (make sure your cans are BPA free)
1 (6oz) can tomato paste
1 tbsp dried parsley
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp oregano
1 tbsp basil
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
4 tbsp olive oil
1/3 cup finely diced onion


1. In a pot over medium heat, saute the finely chopped onion and minced garlic in olive oil until onions are translucent or for about 3 minutes.

2. Add the tomatoes, paste, parsley, oregano, basil, and salt n peppa.

3. Simmer for one hour, stirring occasionally.

Bon appetite.

Wait, that’s French.

Andiamo a mangiare!

If you want to make a hearty meat sauce, brown hamburger or ground turkey and add to the sauce before you simmer. Here is some meaty marinara in my Zucchini Lasagna.