Simple Marinara Sauce


This is a simple marinara sauce, good over any pasta or on lasagna.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes

  • 1 (28 ounce) can tomato puree

  • 2 ½ tablespoons dried oregano

  • 2 ½ tablespoons dried parsley

  • ¼ cup grated Romano cheese

  • cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Saute garlic until aromatic and tender. Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato puree, oregano, parsley, Romano cheese, Parmesan cheese, bay leaves and onion powder. Reduce heat to low and simmer for at least 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

135 Calories
6g Fat
18g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 135
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 619mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 21mg 105%
Calcium 159mg 12%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 772mg 16%

* 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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