Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Summer Marinara Sauce

This is a deliciously simple summer pasta sauce. Make this with your fresh garden tomatoes as a great way to go green while going Italian. This is a great sauce to serve with Caprese.

4 Cups seeded and pureed tomatoes (overripe and slightly mushy tomatoes work best).
1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed.
1-2 tbs. Olive oil
1/2 bunch fresh basil
1 tsp. salt

Chop onion finely and set aside. Seed tomatoes and process them in a food processor. Saute onions and garlic in olive oil over medium heat in the bottom of a 6 quart sauce pan until onions are translucent and slightly browned. Add tomatoes, basil and salt. Increase heat to high and bring the sauce to a boil. Reduce to medium-low heat and simmer for about 30 minutes. Serve over your favorite hot pasta.


  1. Thank you this is great I used your recipe 2 nights ago absolutly great ! Lynn

  2. Ohhhh, yummy!

    I just found your blog through the Simple co-op, and this recipe looks delicious.

    Thanks for sharing it. I've added your blog to my Google Reader (you don't have a "follow" widget that I could see) and I'll be checking back for more yumminess to try out :-)