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Easy Homemade Pasta Sauce

Want an Easy Homemade Pasta Sauce that can be made in minutes? Try this recipe that requires 8 simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. Forget the jar stuff, use it with pizza, pasta, and casseroles.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy homemade pasta sauce
Servings: 4
Calories: 105kcal


  • 28 ounce can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • pinch of sugar


  • Add all ingredients into a medium saucepan and bring to a low boil on medium-high heat.
  • Then cover, turn the heat down to low, and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes to allow all of those wonderful flavors to come together. Remove the bay leaf.
  • Use immediately in your favorite recipe or store in the refrigerator in an air-tight container for 5 to 7 days or in the freezer up to 4 months.


Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 624mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 464IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 4mg