Classic Marinara Sauce
1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1/2 cup medium onion, chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped carrot
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic crushed tomatoes with basil, undrained
1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4 teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
The perfect pasta topper, this sauce will quickly become a family favorite.
This sauce is great to have on hand for quick meals. Ladle the cooked sauce into freezer containers and keep in your freezer up to a month. Just thaw in the refrigerator or microwave, then use in your favorite recipe.
Preparation & Directions
In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, carrot and garlic; cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in remaining ingredients.
Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes.
Serve over cooked pasta as desired.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.
We recommend using organic ingredients where available. For more information see Why Organic?