Classic Marinara Sauce



  • Garlic (3 cloves)
  • 1/2 Diced Onion
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon of ground pepper
  • 3 oz of tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of basil
  • 1 teaspoon of parsley
  • 3 Cans of Isola San Marzano Tomatoes
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 Tablespoons of My Brothers Olive Oil
  • Fresh Basil
  • Isola Imports Basil Pesto with Fennel (optional)
  • Isola Imports Spaghetti

Preparation Instructions

  • Saute the half diced onion with olive oil until little brown, add garlic (3 cloves) in a sauce pan, add kosher salt and pepper to taste.
  • Transfer sauteed garlic to crock pot.
  • Add tomato paste, oregano, basil, and parsley and stir until smooth.
  • Add two pounds of San Marzano tomatoes drained, and add one not drained.
  • Add two bay leaves to sauce for additional flavor and cook for one hour on low heat, stirring every so often.
  • Remove bay leaves before serving and add fresh basil or more parsley for additional flavor.
  • Serve on pasta, steak, chicken or meatballs.

For even more basil flavor underneath the pasta add a layer of Isola Imports Basil Pesto with Fennel, it trully adds to the dish.

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A wonderful tomato to cook into sauce and easy to do so!