San Marzano Tomato Sauce Recipe


San Marzano Tomato Sauce Recipe

How to Make San Marzano Tomato Sauce

Brimming with rich and authentic flavors, this San Marzano tomato sauce recipe makes use of fresh herbs and sun-dried tomato paste for the best flavors!

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 4 hrs
Total: 4 hrs 5 mins


  • 8 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 28 oz San Marzano Peeled Tomatoes, (5 cans), with juices
  • 3 tbsp amore sun-dried tomato paste
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 3 tbsp fresh basil, (for dried basil – 1 tbsp)
  • 2 tbsp fresh oregano, (for dried oregano – 2 tsp)
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme, optional (for dried thyme – 1 tsp)


  1. In a large pot on low-medium heat, sauté garlic in olive oil for 30 to 60 seconds. Stir constantly to keep garlic from burning.

  2. Add tomatoes and simmer: pour canned tomatoes with juices in with the garlic. Add tomato paste, salt, and black pepper. Mix ingredients together, partially cover with lid – but not completely, and simmer on low heat for at least 4 hours. Stir every so often to avoid burning.

  3. When sauce is finished cooking, use a hand immersion-blender to puree.

  4. When sauce is finished, mix in chopped fresh herbs. Season with additional salt and black pepper if needed and serve!


  • Sugar: 1g
  • :
  • Calcium: 8mg
  • Calories: 29kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Fat: 3g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 15mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 117mg
  • Vitamin A: 51IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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