Simple Spaghetti Marinara Sauce
When you say “made from scratch” or “homemade cooking,” it brings up feelings of love and warmth. Nothing beats a home cooked meal that was fussed over for hours. Well, most of us don’t have time to fuss over dinner and some days it’s all we can do just to stop and think about what’s for dinner.
This simple homemade spoaghetti marinara sauce actually tastes like a sauce that was fussed over. If you have 15 minutes and just a few items then you are well on your way to a delizioso dinner!
And did we mention simple? And did we mention SPAGHETTI?
Your family will fall in love with this delicious homemade marinara sauce
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 tablespoon butter
- 3-4 cloves garlic, diced fine
- 1/2 tablespoon dried parsley
- 1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 small onion, cut in half
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
Gently saute garlic in butter and olive oil until garlic is soft. Do not burn the garlic.
Add parsley and lightly salt and pepper. Cook for an additional 30 seconds.
Stir in crushed tomatoes, basil and salt.
Add the 2 halves of the onion.
Simmer sauce for 10 -12 minutes.
Discard the onion and serve the sauce over your favorite pasta.
There are so many delicious things you can do with this sauce. Drop your homemade meatballs into this sauce and have spaghetti & meatballs for dinner. Add a touch of homemade marinara sauce to your sauteed vegetables. Don’t forget the fresh Parmesan cheese!
You will also love our Basic Meatball Recipe to go with this Delicious Simple Homemade Marinara Sauce.