Have you ever tried to make your own marinara sauce recipe?
Marinara taste great homemade and requires only a few ingredients!
Luckily for me since it is hard to find store bought brands that do not contain an allergen; one example is garlic which is a hard ingredient to avoid.
Garlic is usually one of the main ingredients in this sauce recipe along with tomatoes, herbs and onions.
I absolutely love garlic! It used to be a staple ingredient in almost all of my recipes.
Since discovering that my nephew is allergic to garlic, I have omitted it from my diet.
It is amazing how many products have garlic as an ingredient from tomato sauce, rice, beans, and various spices just to name a few.
Marinara Sauce Recipe Ingredients:
Pre-heat oven to 350
Quarter the heirloom tomatoes and place in a small baking dish, lightly coat with olive oil and bake until roasted (approx. 15-20 mins).
Once the tomatoes are roasted remove from oven and allow cooling for 5 mins.
Place all ingredients in a blender and pulse until mixture is smooth.
Pour contents from blender into a sauce pan, allow marinara to simmer for 30 mins on low heat. Stir occasionally.
It’s time to enjoy! This marinara is great for pizza or over a pasta recipe or however you like it!
Did you know Antonio Latini is said to have the first Italian Cookbook to include Tomato Sauce? His book was published in two volumes in 1692 and 1694.