Best Marinara Sauce

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Niki S

So many people have posted crappy spaghetti sauce recipes on this site. This is not one of them.

Top Review by phil4490

I can't rate it because I haven't made it but it is safe to assume that for a marinara sauce to be "the best" you would have to include in your recipe when to add the tomatoes. But I will admit that it sounds good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onion in oil until translucent.
  2. Add garlic, saute about 30 seconds.
  3. Add basil, salt, and pepper to taste.
  4. Simmer about 5 minutes.
  5. You can also add a pinch of sugar, if you like it sweeter, or a splash of balsamic vinegar, or a little white wine, or oregano and/or rosemary,or whatever you like, but it's delicious as is.
  6. Also, it's fantastic if you make meatballs, and when they're done, make this sauce in the same pan after draining out most of the grease.

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