Mama's Marinara

READY IN: 2hrs
Recipe by Nat Da Brat

Chef Rocco Dispirito prepared Mama's recipe on the Tony Danza Show.

Top Review by Claidan

This is a delicoiius marinara. I have always used my own homemade sauce but this one is a nice change. Thanks NatDaBrat!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the garlic and onion in the olive oil in a sauce pot over a medium-low flame, about 10 minutes or until garlic is tender and onions translucent, not brown (this is called"sweating" because it will draw out a lot of moisture and flavor).
  2. Add the chili flakes to taste.
  3. Add all the tomato products.
  4. Pour the chicken stock into one of the 28-oz cans.
  5. Fill it the rest of the way with water and add that and the sugar to the pot.
  6. Stir and bring to a simmer.
  7. Taste and season with salt and cover.
  8. Simmer the sauce for about 1 hour (the sauce should be fairly thin, but not watery and very smooth).
  9. Uncover and simmer for 3 minutes if it is too thin for your taste; add a little water if it seems thick.

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