Super Easy and Quick Marinara Sauce


by: A Bountiful Love

One of the many ways frugal and SMART families saves money with their food budget is by making homemade kitchen staples. I love making homemade Marinara Sauce because of the many possibilities, recipes that you can make with it. You can use the sauce on spaghetti , meatball sub , as a pizza sauce , dipping sauce for garlic bread , pair it with meatloaf and so on. This is very easy and quick! It would just probably take 10 minutes of your time.


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serves: 4

1 (28oz) of crushed tomatoes

8 cloves garlic crushed ( you can minced the garlic if you prefer it that way)

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp dried oregano

1 tbsp dried basil

1 tbsp black pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 tsp sugar

1 tbsp optional : red pepper flakes 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese

Nutrition Facts
Super Easy and Quick Marinara Sauce

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 149

  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 1.3 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.9 mg
  • Sodium: 582.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.4 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  •     Sugars: 9.9 g
  • Protein: 4.5 g

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super-easy-and-quick-marinara-sauce-6091.jpg 1.  Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan, saute garlic until slightly golden brown or fragrant.

2.  Pour the crushed tomatoes. Add the pepper, salt, sugar , basil, oregano , salt and optional red pepper flakes and Parmesan cheese. Mix and let it simmer for about 8 minutes.

Cooks' note:
You can use fresh tomatoes and fresh herbs.

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