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2 Minute Marinara Sauce | Easy marinara sauce, quick pasta sauce, fast dinner recipe, budget dinner recipe | @simplywhisked

Easy Marinara Sauce

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 7 minutes
  • Yield: 7 1x
  • Category: Condiments
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Diet: Vegan


Learn how to make homemade marinara sauce in only 2 minutes with just a few simple ingredients. This simple, healthy recipe tastes way better than any Italian sauce you can buy in a jar, and it’s totally vegan.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (2 cloves)
  • 1 28- ounce cans crushed tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley


  1. In a saucepan, heat olive oil and minced garlic over medium heat.
  2. Once garlic is fragrant, allow it to cook for about 30 seconds.
  3. Add remaining ingredients, stirring to combine.
  4. Continue cooking until tomatoes are heated through. Simmer until ready to use.