Quick Marinara Sauce Recipe

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Frederick Bowman Modified: March 24, 2022
Quick Marinara Sauce Recipe

How To Make Quick Marinara Sauce

This marinara sauce is made flavorful with oregano, basil, and bay leaf, making it a flavorful and well-rounded sauce perfect for pasta and salads.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1tspolive oil
  • 2cloves garlic,smashed
  • 28ozcan crushed tomatoes
  • 1small bay leaf
  • 1tsporegano
  • 2tbspchopped fresh basil
  • salt and fresh pepper,to taste


  1. In a medium pot, heat olive oil over medium heat.

  2. Add garlic and saute until golden, being careful not to burn.

  3. Add crushed tomatoes, salt, pepper, oregano, and bay leaf. Stir and reduce heat to low.

  4. Cover and let simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes.

  5. Remove from heat and add fresh basil.


  • Calories: 52.35kcal
  • Fat: 1.16g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.17g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.61g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.43g
  • Fiber: 2.74g
  • Sugar: 5.84g
  • Protein: 2.32g
  • Sodium: 315.28mg
  • Calcium: 53.49mg
  • Potassium: 402.16mg
  • Iron: 1.90mg
  • Vitamin A: 17.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.68mg
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