Fresh Tomato Marinara Sauce

READY IN: 2hrs
Recipe by Potluck

I had a lot of tomatoes this year and after trying other marinara sauces, I came up with this one. We like a little spicy. You can also use canned tomatoes for this recipe. Try this sauce with Olive Garden Neapolitan Ziti--it's wonderful.

Top Review by jahot

I wanted a tomato sauce made with fresh tomatoes and am so happy I chose this recipe. It was delicious!!! I think my Italian mother would have loved it. I served it over meat & cheese manicotti. I made two casseroles, one for my husband and I and another for my daughter and family. There were no leftovers. Thanks Potluck for a wonderful marinara sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel tomatoes and process smooth.
  2. Sauté garlic in large pot in olive oil.
  3. Add all other ingredients and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Stir occasionally.
  4. This recipe is approx yield of 80 oz.
  5. If canning use canning salt otherwise this freezes nicely. I store in 20 oz containers.

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