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Marinara Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes | Instant Pot & Stove Top Recipe

Marinara Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes | Instant Pot & Stove Top Recipe
Course Sauces and marinades
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 127kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 10 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Cup Diced Onions
  • 4 Pounds Ripe Tomaotes -Quartered
  • 1 tbsp Sugar/Honey
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Chilli Flakes(optional)
  • 2 tbsp Dried italian Herbs
  • 1 Cup Fresh Herbs- Basil,Thyme,Rosemary (Optional)

Instructions

Instant Pot Marinara Sauce

  • Choose the "SAUTE" setting and heat the instant pot.Once hot, add oil.
  • Add the Garlic & Onions. Sauté untill translucent- about 4-5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile,Pulse the tomatoes(in batches if needed) in the food processor coarsely.We don't want a paste but a rough bruising of the tomatoes.
  • Add the tomatoes to the onions.Add the Salt,Herbs-dried or fresh,Chilli Flakes.
  • Cancel the "SAUTE"function and select "PRESSURE COOK".Pressure Cook for 10 minutes with the pressure valve at "SEALED" position.
  • Release the pressure.Cancel "PRESSURE COOK".Select "SAUTE" and reduce the sauce if needed.

Stove Pot Method

  • Heat a large pot on the stove.Once hot, add oil.
  • Add the Garlic & Onions. Sauté occasionally.Cook till translucent.
  • Meanwhile,Pulse the tomatoes(in batches if needed) in the food processor coarsely.We don't want a paste but a rough bruising of the tomatoes.
  • Add the tomatoes to the onions.Add the Salt,Herbs-dried or fresh,Chilli Flakes.
  • Cook covered for 15 minutes on Medium flame.Uncover, check for consistency and cook open for another 10 minutes till it's the consistency you want.

Nutrition

Sodium: 1183mg | Sugar: 12.2g | Fiber: 4.6g | Calories: 127kcal | Saturated Fat: 0.8g | Fat: 5.5g | Protein: 3.6g | Carbohydrates: 19.6g