Recipe courtesy of Ralph's Italian Restaurant

Marinara Sauce

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  • Total: 1 hr 25 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 15 min
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1 large Spanish onion, chopped

6 to 8 garlic cloves, minced

1 cup extra-virgin olive oil

3 (28-ounce) cans tomatoes, crushed by hand

1/2 cup basil, chopped

1 1/2 tablespoons salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon oregano

1/2 chopped parsley, chopped

3 tablespoons tomato paste


  1. Saute onions and garlic with olive oil in a 4-quart saucepan. When onions and garlic are golden color, add tomatoes, basil, salt, pepper, oregano, parsley and tomato paste. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 1 hour, stirring constantly stirring.