Marinara sauce (Σάλτσα μαρινάρα)

Marinara sauce

A tomato sauce so easy and delicious that you’ll always make homemade from now on.


If you’ve been following our stories over on Instagram lately, you may have noticed that we just wrapped up a weekend of tomato sauce making. An annual ritual, this many day affair is one that the whole family gets involved in. That’s helpful because the work is plenty, and many hands make the job easier, quicker and a whole lot more fun.

At the same time, we know that not everyone has the time or energy or inclination to can their own tomato sauce, and that even when we do, by the time next spring rolls around sometimes the shelves are bare.

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Tomato sauce (Σάλτσα vτομάτα)

Making tomato sauce

A simple tomato sauce that can be used in so many different recipes!

Thank you friends!  You have been really patient…and we have been somewhat of a tease (No!…not in that way!).  We realize that many of you have been waiting for the recipe to our parents’ homemade tomato sauce, which we reference frequently in other recipes.  We’ve told you that if you didn’t have your own homemade sauce, that you could use passata or some other sort of tomato product as a substitute in many meals, and you’ve been very understanding…but you still ask about our parents’ sauce.  And we’re happy you do!

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