Easy Marinara

Easy Marinara

Simple, delicious marinara sauce
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 people


  • 1 28 oz Tinned San Marzano Tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil I used Castelvetrano oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 3 Cloves Garlic smashed
  • 1 tbsp Pasta seasoning
  • 1 tbsp Capers
  • 1 tbsp Basil
  • 1 cup Water from cooked spaghetti or more to thickness desired
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat oil and onions on medium heat. Saute until translucent. Add smashed garlic, pasta seasoning, salt and pepper to taste, basil and capers. Saute another couple minutes.
  • Add tomatoes. Simmer 20 minutes. Break apart tomatoes with spoon. add pasta water. simmer another 20 minutes. I pureed with an immersion blender at the end.
  • Pureed sauce, with added Gardein meatballs.


San Marzano Tomatoes
These are the absolute best for sauces!
Keyword Marinara sauce, Spaghetti sauce, Tomato sauce

4 thoughts on “Easy Marinara

    1. A spice blend with red bell pepper, onion, basil, parsley, oregano, rosemary, sage, garlic, black pepper, celery seed, marjoram, thyme, coriander, chives .

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