• Chunky Garlic and Herb Marinara Sauce

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    Chunky Garlic and Herb Marinara Sauce
    Prep: 15 min Cook: 40 min Servings: 16
    by Kyle Dalakas
    100 recipes
    Chunky Garlic and Herb Marinara Sauce is the ultimate comfort food on a chilly fall evening! Simple, delicious and home made with basic pantry ingredients, don't reach for sauce in a jar! Try this instead!


    • 8 Cloves Fresh Garlic
    • 1 Large Sweet Onion
    • 4 Large Fresh Tomatoes
    • 1/2 Cup Fresh Basil
    • 1/2 Cup Fresh Oregano
    • 1/3 Cup Cane Sugar
    • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
    • 1/2 Cup Dry Red Wine
    • 2-28 oz. Cans Diced Tomatoes
    • 1-6 oz. Can Tomato Paste
    • 1 Tsp. Black Pepper
    • 1/2 Tsp. Sea Salt


    1. Clean the garlic and finely dice.
    2. Clean the onion and roughly chop.
    3. In a large stockpot, place the olive oil.  Add the garlic and onion.  Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium high heat for about 5 to 7 minutes.
    4. Wash and roughly chop the tomatoes.
    5. Add to garlic and onion. Cook and stir for 10 minutes
    6. Add cans of diced tomatoes, tomato paste, red wine, cane sugar, salt and pepper.
    7. Wash and roughly chop the basil and oregano.  Stir into the sauce.
    8. Lower heat to medium low and let simmer, stirring occasionally, for 25 to 30 minutes.  Serve with your favorite pasta!
    9. This recipe makes 2 quarts of sauce. Even better the next day, but if you prefer simply seal in a freezer bag or container and freeze. Will keep up to 4 months. Just thaw, heat and serve!

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