Traditional Marinara Sauce Recipe Video


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Extra virgin olive oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Fresh garlic6 Clove (30 gm), chopped
 Canned plum tomatoes32 Ounce, partially crushed
 Parsley sprigs2 , chopped
 Basil sprig2 , chopped
 Black pepper3 Pinch
 Kosher salt4 Pinch

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 187 Calories from Fat 125

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.7%

Saturated Fat 0.97 g4.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 771.7 mg32.2%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.3%

Sugars 6.1 g

Protein 3 g5.1%

Vitamin A 31.6% Vitamin C 65.5%

Calcium 5.7% Iron 1.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 In a large saucepan, heat the oil.
2 Add in the chopped garlic and saute until light brown.
3 Once the garlic is brown lower the heat and pour in the tomatoes.
4 Add in the parsley and basil.
5 Sprinkle with black pepper and kosher salt.
6 Mix well to incorporate and let simmer for about 25 minutes.

7 Serve as desired

Editors Review

Learn the best way to make Traditional Marinara Sauce. The Italian chef explains the essence of marinara sauce and the importance of garlic in this sauce. Watch this video and give it a try.


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shantihhh says :

I love this basic Italian sauce for so many things. I grow Italian Flat Leaf Parsley and it really is btter than that frilly stuff.
Posted on: 26 September 2007 - 12:01pm