Marinara Sauce

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Dive into the rich flavors and enticing aroma of our slow-simmered Marinara Sauce recipe. Crafted with love and simple ingredients, this family-friendly favorite will have you savoring every moment in the kitchen.

Today, I’m diving into the heart of Italian comfort food with a recipe that’ll have your family asking for seconds (and thirds)!  We’re talking about that irresistible, lip-smacking Marinara Sauce that’s so much more than just tomatoes and spices—it’s a taste of home.

Imagine this: San Marzano tomatoes, plump and bursting with rich flavor, forming the base of a sauce that’s been simmering away, infusing your kitchen with the aroma of tradition. This classic recipe might have simple ingredients, but trust me, it’s the slow simmering that works magic. It’s like a symphony of flavors that come together to create a melody your taste buds won’t forget.

The secret lies in the depth of flavor that develops as the sauce takes its time on the stove.  But let’s not rush the process, shall we? Pour yourself a glass of wine (or your favorite sparkling water) and enjoy the art of cooking. As the tomatoes break down, their natural sweetness balances out the tangy notes, resulting in a sauce that’s as versatile as it is comforting. Pasta, pizza, or even as a dipping sauce for those garlic breadsticks you love—this marinara is ready to play its part.

Now, I’ve got a little challenge for you! Try making this marinara sauce with your little ones—the ones who always end up with more sauce on their faces than on their plates. Let them crush those tomatoes and giggle as they stir the pot. Family-friendly recipes like these are more than just meals; they’re memories in the making.

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I'm Sapna, a foodie, blogger, wife, mom of two beautiful girls, and lover of spices.  I have a background in Nutrition and Dietetics, which I use to incorporate healthy options into all of my recipes.  I love traveling to new places, trying new food, and in turn, creating them in my kitchen to relive the magic. When I'm not in the kitchen, I love curling up with a good book, playing with my munchkins, running, hanging out with friends, and gardening.

2 thoughts on “Marinara Sauce

  1. Your ingredient list doesn’t have the Rind! I’ll try your version, in another I’ve tried, the Rind was swapped for a whole white onion cut in half, with both halves left to simmer in the tomatoes. After 45 min of simmering, toss the onion (or puree it in).

    1. Thank you for catching that! I amended the ingredient list to include the Parmesan rind. I’ve never tried it with the onion but maybe I will the next time I make this recipe and let you know what I think. I appreciate the tip!

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