Homemade Marinara Sauce

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This Paleo Homemade Marinara Sauce is simple, flavorful, and a delicious addition to any of your Italian dishes!

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It’s so great to have Wally home again!  He’s starting to act like his normal self.  He’s such a sweetheart, all of the people at the vets office just love him, and were happy to see him well again.  He has such a lovable personality.   Poor thing does not like to take his medicines, but he is very forgiving.  We leave for Florida tomorrow morning, and we have a friend that will be coming to feed them and give Wally his meds twice a day.  I hate that we’re leaving when he has been sick, but I’m happy that he is getting better.  It’s nice to have him sleeping on my legs again, no matter how uncomfortable they might get.  🙂

This recipe comes from failures.  After a failed attempt of making ravioli, and another failed attempt at making calzones, I had some leftover marinara sauce.  After eating a bunch of it, I thought “well, this turned out pretty darn good!”

Homemade Marinara Sauce made with fresh ingredients

Use this for pizzas, spaghetti, dipping sauce, or whatever you’d like!

Homemade, paleo Marinara Sauce
Homemade Marinara Sauce
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Servings: 2 cups
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 14 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp chopped basil
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until the onion is translucent (about 3 minutes).
  2. Add the tomatoes and spices, and stir for 5 minutes, blending everything together well.
  3. Remove from heat and use.


Homemade Marinara Sauce
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