30-minute Home Made Marinara Sauce

Wow! This pasta sauce is FULL of flavour. Obviously you can buy store-bought sauce, but these are often loaded with sugars and preservatives. Making your own sauce is this easy as 1-2-3. Just follow these steps and thank me later! And they are the perfect match for my beetballs

Based on a recipe by Minimalist Baker. 


December 12, 2017
: 1.5L
: 5 min
: 25 min
: 30 min
: easy


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 big cans peeled crushed or diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried or fresh oregano
  • 1 Tbsp coconut sugar or maple syrup
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp chili flakes
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 4 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 Tbsp nutritional yeast (optional but recommended)
  • Step 1 Heat a large pot over medium heat and add the olive oils. Stir in your minced garlic.
  • Step 2 Now add all the other ingredients one by one. Keep on stirring and once the sauce starts to boil, turn to low heat and simmer with a lid on. Check and stir occasionally.
  • Step 3 After 20-25 min, check the thickness of the sauce. If it’s too thick, add a bit of water, or if it’s too thin, let it simmer for a bit longer.
  • Step 4 Serve immediately or store in fridge for up to 1 week or freezer up to 1 month.



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