Best Marinara Sauce Yet


This marinara sauce recipe is very easy to make and the only red sauce my 5-year-old daughter will eat! Serve with your favorite pasta.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 cups


  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 6 tablespoons olive oil

  • cup finely diced onion

  • ½ cup white wine


  1. Place tomatoes, tomato paste, parsley, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper in a food processor; blend until smooth.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook until slightly softened, about 2 minutes. Stir in blended tomato sauce and white wine.

  3. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 30 minutes.

    overhead view of marinara sauce in a large skillet
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

151 Calories
11g Fat
12g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 151
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 685mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 16mg 80%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 462mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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