This Homemade Marinara Sauce Recipe is such a simple pasta sauce recipe that it makes me chuckle. There really is no need to buy marinara sauce in a jar at the store after you see how easy it is to make at home.
Homemade Marinara Sauce Recipe
Homemade recipes are always the best ones and that goes for making marinara sauce as well. Making homemade pasta sauce is quick and easy! It is almost as easy as using a jar of sauce from the grocery store!
Making your own Marinara Sauce is super easy and you can make it in advance and freeze it to use later or keep it in the fridge for a few days to use it if you are running short on time on dinner nights.
This Marinara Sauce recipe is sure to be a staple in your kitchen! When I make this recipe I always triple it because it stores very well in the freezer. Then on a really really busy night I can pull it out, defrost it while making pasta and have an amazing dinner quickly and easily.
When making this homemade marinara sauce you can serve it over your favorite boxed pasta or you can make homemade pasta. Homemade pasta is going to take a while, so if you are wanting to do that you are going to need to plan in advanced. However using boxed pasta with this homemade sauce works just as well and makes getting dinner on the table super easy.
How to Make Marinara Sauce
Marinara Sauce Recipe
- In a saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until soft and light golden brown about 8 to 10 minutes. Add the oregano and carrot, and cook 5 minutes more, until the carrot is soft. Add the tomatoes and juice and bring to a boil, stirring often.
- Lower the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
- Season with salt and serve.
- Top the pasta with the sauce and garnish with the basil leaves and cheese.
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