Spicy Marinara Sauce Recipe
Marinara Sauce is an Italian sauce originated in Naples. This sauce comes with a twist to the regular pizza and pasta sauce. Its spiciness and smoky flavor and silky smooth texture will transform your usual bowl of spaghetti or pizza into something extraordinary.
This easy to make Marinara Sauce is made using pantry staple ingredients like tomato, onion, garlic and few other Italian herbs.
Go ahead and try this cohesive sauce along your pizza party and make it more interesting with the Marinara Sauce this time.
- 6 Tomatoes , finely chopped
- 1 Red onion , finely chopped
- 4 cloves Garlic , thinly sliced
- 1 tablespoon Homemade tomato puree
- 1 teaspoon Olive Oil ingredients for seasoning
- 2 teaspoons Red Chilli flakes
- 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
- 2 teaspoon Dried oregano
- Salt , to taste
How to make Spicy Marinara Sauce Recipe
To begin making, Spicy Marinara Sauce, heat a Sauce Pan With Handle on medium heat. Add olive oil to it. Once the oil is warm, add thinly sliced the garlic and chopped onion. Saute the onion and garlic till they become translucent. Please be careful not to burn the onion and garlic.
Once the onion and garlic become soft and translucent, add the chopped tomatoes and stir well. Once the tomatoes become soft and pulpy, add the tomato puree. Let the tomato and onion mixture simmer for 7-8 minutes on low heat. Once the mixture becomes homogeneous, turn off the heat.
At this stage use a hand blender to blend the sauce to a smooth consistency. Season the sauce with all the ingredients listed under ingredients for seasoning. Mix the sauce well. Adjust the spices according to your taste. Let the Spicy Marinara Sauce simmer for 5 more minutes. Turn off the heat and let the sauce cool.
Once the sauce is cooled, use it to spread on your pastas or even as a dip for calzones and chips. Alternatively store it in a jar, refrigerate and use it whenever required.It will stay in the fridge for a couple of weeks.
Plan your pizza party and make it more interesting with the Marinara Sauce this time.
Ketaki Machwe is a software engineer by education, a food lover, an avid food reader and a self-taught cook. She worked in the IT sector in marketing, sales and customer support for 5 years before she stepped away to enjoy her motherhood. Raising her baby inspired her to bring in novelty in the food she cooks everyday. Cooking for her family and seeing her loved ones indulge in the food made by her has helped her deepen her passion for food.