Homemade Marinara Sauce#SundayFunday

Homemade Marinara Sauce doesn’t get any easier than this recipe! This requires just a handful of ingredients and 20 minutes on the stove. This one is a keeper.

Mariana is a tomato-based sauce made with tomatoes, onions, garlic, and herbs. It originated in Italy and is used in many dishes. Homemade marinara sauce that tastes better than any canned version.
1 Large Onion - finely chopped
5 Cloves Garlic
1 Teaspoon Chilly Flakes
½ Teaspoon Salt  or  to taste
1 Teaspoon Mixed Herbs
8 Medium Ripe Tomatoes - blanched & chopped
Few Leaves Fresh Basil
2 Tablespoon Olive Oil

Place a medium saucepan over medium heat and add olive oil. Add diced onion and sauté until soft, then stir in garlic sauté for a minute or until fragrant.
Add blanched and chopped tomatoes, salt, and chilly flakes. Simmer partially covered for 15 minutes.  Cool and blend to a smooth sauce. Add in the mixed herbs and stir in chopped fresh basil. 
Homemade Marinara Sauce it ready.
This recipe is so versatile. Use it for any recipe that calls for Marinara Sauce. 
Labels: Homemade, Sauces, Italian, Sunday Funday, Tomato, Dried Herbs, Basil

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Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.


  1. This sounds so easy there's no reason to use store bought!

  2. When the summer tomatoes are ripe, I love making homemade marinara sauce. Yours looks wonderful!

  3. It's great to have a homemade marinara sauce!

  4. Sneha I prefer homemade marinara sauce for my pasta as I find the ready made ones too vinegary. I tend to use it for my savoury pancakes too.