Speedy Marinara Sauce

Some brands of prepared spaghetti sauce are sold in 26-ounce jars; that size works fine for this recipe too.


Makes 5 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes


1 medium onion, diced (about 1 1/4 cups)
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 (25-ounce) jars roasted garlic spaghetti sauce
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
Salt and pepper to taste


Sauté onion in hot oil in a Dutch oven 5 minutes; stir in next 3 ingredients. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally; add salt and pepper to taste. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used 2 (25-ounce) jars Emeril's Roasted Gaaahlic Pasta Sauce.