marinara sauce

This is our go-to recipe for pasta, eggs, shrimp, mussels, pizza, lasagna and so much more! So simple and easy to make, you should definitely give it a try next time you need a tomato sauce!

marinara ingredients

½ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 large can whole peeled tomatoes or 6 blanched & peeled fresh tomatoes
1 cup chicken stock
3-5 cloves fresh garlic, thinly sliced
1/3 cup red wine
2 Tbs dried basil
½ cup chopped fresh basil

Heat olive oil in a large skillet or pot over low to medium heat. Add chopped garlic & sauté 1 minute. Add the red wine and stir for a minute. Add chicken stock, tomatoes and dried basil.

cooking marinara

Continue simmering on medium to low heat, stirring frequently, until reduced to half. For thicker sauces like pizza and lasagna, render it down a little longer.  Stir in basil just before serving. Add pepper if desired. Enjoy!

finished marinara

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