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marinara sauce

Recipe by
Joanne Hendriksen

Once again I ventured away from the traditional sauce with my marinara. The rough chop style of bell pepper adds texture your fork can grab onto providing what I say is an overall satisfying sauce. Everyone who has tasted it seems to love it and asks for more.

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For marinara sauce

  • 1/4 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 c
    chopped onions
  • 2 clove
    minced garlic
  • 2 can
    italian stewed tomatoes
  • 6 oz
    tomato paste
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    basil, dried
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    coarse sea salt
  • 1/2 c
    white wine
  • 2 c
    chopped red bell pepper

How To Make marinara sauce

  • 1
    Heat Olive oil into large stainless steel pot on low. Mince onions, rough chop bell pepper, mince the garlic. Cook on low until onions are slightly translucent.
  • 2
    Add tomato sauce, tomato paste heat on simmer. Sprinkle seasonings of Basil, salt & pepper, oregano.
  • 3
    During final 15 minutes add white wine. Serve over pasta with Garlic bread.