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Homemade marinara sauce is a classic Italian recipe that brings a burst of flavor to any dish. This authentic sauce is made with fresh tomatoes, aromatic herbs, garlic, and onions, creating a rich and robust taste that is sure to satisfy your taste buds. Unlike the store-bought version, homemade marinara is free of preservatives and additives, making it a healthier and more natural alternative. With a few simple ingredients and a bit of patience, you can easily make a batch of this delicious marinara sauce that will elevate your pasta dishes, pizzas, or any other recipe that calls for a touch of tomato sauce.
4 large organic tomatoes (or 6 organic roma tomatoes)
1 cup low sodium organic chicken broth (substitute low sodium organic vegetable broth)
6 oz organic tomato paste (Muir Glen is good. no sugar or salt added).
1 tbsp dried basil (substitute 2 tbsp fresh chopped basil)
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tbsp onion, minced
2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
- 1 tsp Himalayan pink salt
black pepper, to taste
cayenne powder, to taste
Chop or puree tomatoes in a food processor
Add all ingredients in a saucepan, and cook on medium low for 30 minutes to an hour
Add additional broth or water if needed for thinning to desired consistency
This recipe is great as a vegetable choice, but can be placed over chicken, beef, or fish. Can be frozen for later use.