30 Minute Marinara

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This Hearty Marinara Sauce is a 30 Minute Marinara that is perfect for busy days when you want homemade taste without the fuss.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

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This 30 Minute Marinara sauce is my favorite go-to homemade tomato sauce. It’s a great recipe to make and freezes perfectly.

30 Minute Marinara Sauce – an easy and delicious <span style='background-color:none;'>pasta sauce</span><span style='background-color:none;'> </span>recipe that tastes like it simmered all day

There is nothing like marinara sauce that has simmered all day long on a medium-high heat stove. The bright rich tomato sauce flavor laced with garlic and herbs…pure comfort food!

But let’s face it. Sometimes, we just don’t have all day to babysit homemade sauce simmering away on the stove. Most days, I have 30 minutes, max, to get dinner on the table. So today’s recipe can be perfected within 30 minutes.

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This 30 Minute Marinara is perfect for busy days when you want homemade taste without the fuss.

30 Minute Marinara Sauce – an easy and delicious <span style='background-color:none;'>pasta sauce</span><span style='background-color:none;'> </span>recipe that tastes like it simmered all day

This only took about 10 minutes of hands on time with this recipe. The rest of the time the sauce is simmering away on the stove top so you can finish preparing the rest of your meal.

I used Redpack Tomatoes to make this recipe.

30 Minute Marinara Sauce – an easy and delicious <span style='background-color:none;'>pasta sauce</span><span style='background-color:none;'> </span>recipe that tastes like it simmered all day

Redpack has been owned and operated by the same family for four generations. Their premium quality tomatoes are Family Farmed from trusted families that they’ve been working with for decades. And, they are non-GMO verified.

For generations, families have used Redpack in celebrated dishes, passing along with love, tradition and heritage in each recipe.

This 30 Minute Marinara recipe is perfect for so many dishes such as pasta, lasagna and chicken parmesan, tender meatballs, homemade beef, a subway meatball sub recipe, meatball marinara hoagie, meatball marinara sandwich, turkey meatballs and pork meatballs. The options are simply endless! Don’t forget the parmesan cheese! You can use it for anything that calls for marinara sauce. (Makes for a good meatball sub!)

Whenever I make this sauce, I always make a double batch so I can use it in other recipes throughout the week or serve up some meatball sandwiches as leftovers! It doesn’t take any longer to make and then I can store the extras in the freezer for another night.

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30 Minute Marinara

5 from 1 vote

Hearty Marinara Sauce

Yield: 8 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
This Hearty Marinara Sauce is a 30 Minute Marinara that is perfect for busy days when you want homemade taste without the fuss.
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Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cans (28 oz) crushed tomatoes , I prefer San Marzano tomatoes
  • 2 leaves bay
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning blend
  • 1 tablespoon House seasoning blend
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large pot.
  • Add onions and sauté for 5 minutes or until translucent.
  • Add garlic to pot and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add crushed tomatoes, bay leaves, Italian seasoning blend and House seasoning blend; stir to combine.
  • Bring to a bubbling simmer then turn the heat down to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add grated parmesan cheese; stir to combine.
  • Serve immediate or freeze for later.

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Fresh Herbs: Such as Fresh Basil, Oregano or Parsley.
  • Smooth Sauce: Immersion Blender can make a smooth sauce.
  • Variation tip: Protein, add ground beef, shredded chicken or seafood to the sauce.
  • Alternate ingredient: Add Vegetables like: Carrots, celery, mushrooms, spinach or other vegetables.
  • Cheese: Vary your cheese by adding different varieties such as asiago, pecorino and provolone.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 41kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 929mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 49IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Sauces, Seasonings, Dressings
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: 30 minute recipe, sauce

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