Marinara sauce


You need-

  • Canned plum tomatoes – 1 or 500 grams
  • Fresh basil leaves – 3-4 leaves, finely chopped
  • Carrot – 1 medium, grated
  • Onion – 1 small, finely chopped
  • Garlic – 2 pods, minced
  • Dried oregano – ¾ teaspoon
  • Dried thyme – ¾ teaspoon
  • Paprika – 2 teaspoons
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Extra virgin olive oil – 2 tablespoon




How to –

Heat the olive oil in a pan over low heat.  Add the onion and garlic and cook till they are soft but do not brown. Add the paprika and sauté for a few seconds. Now Add the grated carrots and cook for about 4 minutes.

Add the canned tomatoes with the liquid, dried herbs. Stir well and simmer over medium-low heat for about  20-30 minutes uncovered or till the sauce has thickened.

Season with salt and pepper. Add the chopped basil and cook for a minute. Turn off the heat. Puree the sauce with a hand blender till smooth.

You can store the sauce in a clean jar in the fridge. They will stay for a week.


16 thoughts on “Marinara sauce

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