Classic Marinara Sauce

Muir Glen 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

Prep time: 10 minutes  |  Total time: 25 minutes

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

  1. 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.

  2. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes.

  3. 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?