Classic Marinara Sauce Recipe

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Nora Modified: October 5, 2021
Classic Marinara Sauce Recipe

How To Make Classic Marinara Sauce

Marinara sauce is a classic ingredient that is versatile enough for use in various dishes. With this recipe, you won’t need to buy from the store anymore.

Preparation: 14 minutes
Cooking: 6 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 2canswhole tomatoes,(28-oz)
  • cupolive oil
  • 1cupgarlic,finely chopped
  • 2tspgarlic,finely chopped
  • 6basil leaves
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Crush tomatoes with hands or puree in food processor along with their juices.

  2. Place oil in a large sauté pan or wide pot over medium-low heat. Add onions and sauté until softened. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute, then add tomatoes and juices. Raise heat to medium and bring to boil.


  • Calories: 339.49kcal
  • Fat: 8.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.26g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.51g
  • Carbohydrates: 61.08g
  • Fiber: 10.64g
  • Sugar: 11.13g
  • Protein: 12.27g
  • Sodium: 1240.20mg
  • Calcium: 394.53mg
  • Potassium: 1323.61mg
  • Iron: 4.87mg
  • Vitamin A: 84.34µg
  • Vitamin C: 92.60mg
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