Sun-Dried Tomato Marinara Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Charlotte J

I bought a jar of sun dried tomatoes and thought I'd try this recipe.

Top Review by Lori Mama

This is soooo good! I love sun dried tomatoes and they certainly imparted a very robust flavor to the sauce. I only made half the batch, as it's only the two of us. Made for Everyday Holiday Tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain dried tomatoes, reserving ¼ oil.
  2. Chop tomatoes, and set aside.
  3. Heat reserved oil in a dutch oven, sauté onion, celery, carrot and garlic in hot oil 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in dried tomatoes, wine fennel seeds, and pepper.
  5. Cook, uncovered over medium heat 1 hour or to desired consistency, stirring mixture occasionally.
  6. In food processor add half of sauce mixture and pulse 4 or 5 times or until mixture is chopped but not smooth.
  7. Repeat the same procedure with remaining half of sauce mixture.
  8. Serve over hot pasta.

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