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Catholic Recipe: Sauce Marinara


  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 2 cans (20 ounces each) Italian tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Details

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Italy

Also Called: Salsa Marinara


Heat oil in saucepan. Add garlic, basil, parsley. Cook 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, salt, pepper. Cook rapidly 30 minutes. Serve over pasta without cheese. Yield, 4 servings

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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