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MAKE YOUR OWN MARINARA SAUCE USING FRESH TOMATOES

Homemade chunky marinara sauce that’s slow-simmered using fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic and onions. This marinara sauce goes well with any pasta, lasagna, meatballs and more.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 12-15 tomatoes
  • 1 white onion diced
  • 3/4 cup fresh basil chopped
  • 8-10 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • additional herbs to taste

Instructions
 

  • Cut and chop tomatoes, onions, garlic and basil
  • Add all ingredients in a dutch oven or oven-safe pot (excluding white wine)
  • Simmer at 275 for a total of 4-5 hours. After the 2 hour mark, add in white wine
  • When sauce has thickened and reduced, taste and adjust seasonings.
  • Serve warm or freeze for future use

Notes

  • The sweetness and acidity will depend on the ripeness of the tomatoes you use. Adjust the flavor with sugar, salt and pepper. 
  • I prefer my sauce to be thicker and chunkier (I love a good texture), but you like yours more smooth, you can do a quick blitz in the blender.