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 Homemade marinara sauce is a breeze with this easy recipe that calls for just  basic pantry ingredients. Skip the store bought for fresh that is perfect for pasta, pizza, dipping and more.

How To Make 10 Minute Homemade Marinara Sauce

With basic pantry ingredients like canned tomatoes, garlic and spices you can make your own sauce for all your Italian dishes!.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time :5 minutes
Cook Time :10 minutes
Servings :14
Calories :57
Course :Sauce



  • Heat olive oil in a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat until shimmering.
  • Add garlic and saute for 1 - 2 minutes or until fragrant and golden.
  • Pour in the crushed tomatoes and mix with the garlic. Add sugar, Italian seasoning, pepper flakes, basil and salt. Stir to combine. Continue cooking over medium heat for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove pan from heat.
  • Stir in additional salt and pepper to taste. Use immediately, freeze or refrigerate covered up to 3 days.


For more heat, increase pepper flakes to 1/4 teaspoon.

Nutrition Facts

Serving: 0.5cupCalories: 57kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 2gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 233mgPotassium: 337mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 255IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 45mgIron: 2mg

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