Lunch | Dinner | Side

One Pot Herbed Marinara Sauce

  • 5 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 45 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 2


  • 93


  • 7g


  • 6g


  • 1g




  • 28 oz Can Whole Peeled Tomatoes
  • 2 Tsp Onion Powder
  • 2 Cloves Whole Garlic, peeled
  • ½ Tbsp Dried, Italian Seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ Tsp Sugar
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Combine Ingredients In a medium-sized saucepan, combine all ingredients.

  • 3.

    Prep Tomatoes Over medium-high heat, bring the sauce to a simmer.

  • 4.

    Cook Sauce After 15 minutes, smash the tomatoes with a spoon, breaking them down into smaller pieces. Allow mixture to simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • 5.

    Serve & Enjoy Discard garlic cloves. Enjoy over chicken, fish, or pasta.

  • 6.

    Store Refrigerate sauce within two hours. Sauce will keep in the refrigerator for two days, or frozen for up to three months.

  • 7.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from

Nourishment Notes


Sauces, such as pasta sauce, add moisture to dishes making them easier to swallow. This is helpful when dealing with a dry mouth.


Tomatoes are rich in antioxidants, particularly lycopene. Lycopene may help to prevent or slow the progression of certain types of cancers.

Fatigue Buster

  • Double Up

    Make a double batch and freeze into single servings. Thaw and add to entrées to add moisture and help soften when dealing with a dry mouth.

  • Ask for Assistance

    Ask a friend or family member to help prepare this dish.

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