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Marinara Sauce

Amanda Cooks & Styles
Extremely easy and delicious marinara sauce recipe using fresh ingredients done in under 30 minutes. This sauce is perfect red sauce for pastas, pizzas, sandwiches, dipping, and more.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 cups


  • 2 15 oz. canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup onion grated
  • 1/4 cup celery grated
  • 1/4 cup carrot grated
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil chopped, or 1 tsp dried
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley chopped, or 1 tsp dried
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano chopped, or 1/2 tsp dried
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Add butter and olive oil to a saucepan over medium heat. Add grated veggies to the pan and begin to cook, stirring occasionally until tender.
  • Next, add minced garlic, salt, oregano, parsley and basil. Cook an additional minute.
  • Stir in diced tomatoes and simmer on low for about 20-25 minutes. Break tomatoes up with spatula as the tomatoes begin to soften.
  • Serve with your favorite pastas, pizzas, and more. Enjoy!
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