Simple Garlic Marinara Pasta

There’s nothing like a simply delicious meal. Simple Garlic Marinara Pasta is a quick and easy meal that’s truly tasty. Made with common, household staples, this flavourful pasta can be ready in 20 minutes.

  • Author: Jessica
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 5 1x


Units Scale
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (12 ounce) package pasta
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano, dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil, dried
  • 1/4 teaspoon brown sugar


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, over medium heat sauté onions in olive oil for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in oregano, basil, sugar, and salt, 2 to 3 minutes, or until brown. Add garlic, cook for 1 minute.
  4. Stir in tomatoes. Heat to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook uncovered for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. With an immersion blender, carefully puree pasta sauce.
  6. Stir in corn starch. Wait for 1 to 2 minutes for sauce to thicken.
  7. Add pasta. Mix well to combine.
  8. Plate and enjoy!

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