The Perfect Rustic Marinara Recipe -
The Perfect Rustic Marinara Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

The Perfect Rustic Marinara

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"Making marinara sauce is literally one of my favorite things in the world to do. There is almost no way to go wrong other than adding too much salt or too much sugar. Just blend, simmer, and let the ingredients speak for themselves. For a spicier sauce add more chili flake."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    45 mins


  1. Heat a stockpot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir sausage in the hot stockpot until browned, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease.
  2. Blend tomato sauce, tomato, red wine, garlic, onion, Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, basil, olive oil, thyme, oregano, black pepper, red pepper flakes, salt, and brown sugar together in a blender until desired consistency is reached. Pour mixture over sausage; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until wine has cooked off, at least 30 minutes.
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  • Calories
  • 211 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.9 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 3.2 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 8.4 g
  • 17%
  • Sodium
  • 1430 mg
  • 57%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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