World's Best Marinara


The only marinara you'll ever need! Serve with your favorite pasta.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
8 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 sweet onion, diced

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 (8 ounce) package fresh mushrooms, chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, diced

  • 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, torn

  • 2 tablespoons oregano

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary

  • ½ teaspoon dried sage

  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 (28 ounce) can tomato sauce


  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add mushrooms, red bell pepper, and parsley; cook and stir until mushrooms are slightly softened, about 2 minutes. Add oregano, sugar, basil, rosemary, sage, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper; stir to combine, 2 minutes.

  2. Stir tomato sauce into seasoned onion-mushroom mixture; cook over low heat until flavors have combined, 30 minutes.

  3. Transfer half the sauce to a blender; blend until smooth. Return to saucepan with the remaining sauce; stir to combine.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

75 Calories
2g Fat
13g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 75
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 666mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 39mg 195%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 533mg 11%

* 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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