Paleo, Whole30 & Keto Marinara Sauce

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Paleo, Whole30 & Keto Marinara Sauce

35 minutes
Calories 130kcal


  • 28 ounces whole peeled tomatoes (San Marzano preferably)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 7 cloves garlic (San Marzano preferably)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt (San Marzano preferably)
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes (San Marzano preferably)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano (San Marzano preferably)
  • 1 basil (large


  • Pour tomatoes out of the can and crush with your hands.
  • Add water to the can, using it to get all the tomato goodness out of it.
  • Set aside.
  • Heat up olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Once hot add in garlic and cook for a minute or so, not allowing it to brown.
  • Pour in crushed tomatoes and reserved water, along with salt, red pepper flakes and oregano.
  • Place the basil spring whole in the center of the sauce, allowing it to submerge as it cooks.
  • If no fresh basil is at hand, use dried.
  • Turn the heat down to low and simmer for 15 minutes, or until thickened and the oil on the surface is a deep yellow color.
  • Discard basil, mix thoroughly and use as needed.


Calories: 130kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:14:15.

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