Authentic Marinara Sauce
The secret to the best Marinara Sauce: do less! Marinara is the easiest, and most of simple sauces made with just a few ingredients.
- 3 Tablespoons olive oil
- 2-3 Cloves garlic peeled
- 1 28 Ounce Can whole peeled tomatoes in puree crushed by hand
- 1-2 Fresh Basil sprigs
- ¼ Teaspoon kosher salt plus more to taste
In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium. Add the whole garlic cloves and fry until golden; 1-2 minutes. Add the crushed tomatoes along with the tomato puree. Add the salt and stir in the basil sprigs. Lower the heat and let the sauce simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened; about 20 minutes. Taste and add more salt as needed. Discard the basil and garlic cloves just before serving.