Fifteen Minute Marinara Sauce
A quick homemade Marinara Sauce that's great for pasta, pizza, and breadsticks
28 oz can petite diced tomatoes
6 oz can tomato paste
extra virgin olive oil
fresh garlic minced or 1 tablespoon garlic powder
red peper flakes
salt and pepper to taste
This sauce is a little chunky if you prefer a smoother sauce pout the can of diced tomatoes in the food processor or blender and pulse until desired consistency.
In a large skillet warm the EVOO over medium heat and turn until bottom of skillet is coated.
Add garlic to skillet and cook until fragrant and golden brown 1-2 minutes. (if using garlic powder skip this step)
Pour diced tomatoes, tomato paste into skillet, stir until mixed
Add Italian seasoning, thyme, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper stir until well combined
Cover skillet with lid slightly off set so steam can escape and allow to simmer for 10 minutes stirring occasionally