Easy Homemade Marinara Sauce Recipe

Easy Marinara Sauce Recipe with fresh basil

This easy Homemade Marinara Sauce Recipe uses canned tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic and fresh basil to create a rich and hearty meatless Italian spaghetti sauce that’s perfect for pasta, dips and more!




  1. Sauté the onion in olive oil over medium-high heat, until onion is nice and tender. Add in the garlic and cook until garlic is fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients and bring mixture to a low simmer, stirring frequently. Let sauce simmer for 20 to 25 minutes, breaking up the diced tomatoes as you stir, until the sauce is thickened.
  3. Serve warm over fresh pasta and enjoy!


FREEZER OPTIONS – Marinara sauce can be stored frozen in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Let defrost in fridge and reheat over low heat or in microwave.

Keywords: Marinara Sauce, Italian, Meatless, Vegetarian, Pasta Sauce, Easy, Quick