When I married into the family, I became privy to Nonna’s (my husband’s grandmother) pasta sauce recipe that uses pre-canned tomato sauce and diced tomatoes (that she probably canned herself). We love marinara so I had to come up with a better, quick alternative! Now, nothing is better than home-made sauce with fresh tomatoes, but not everyone has the time to make it! This is what we do….
Slow Cooker Marinara Sauce (with fresh tomatoes). Arsy Vartanian is the founder of the Paleo recipe and lifestyle blog, Rubies and Radishes and she is also the author of the cookbooks, The Paleo Slow Cooker and The Paleo Foodie. Otherwise-awesome sauce! My non-paleo kids ate it with pasta and I had it over spaghetti squash. This is my go-to marinara sauce recipe. I use it for all things Italian, and love to have it on hand to drizzle over zucchini ribbons with some Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs when I need a quick lunch or dinner. I use Pomi tomatoes, but you can also roast Roma tomatoes in the oven and then remove their skins and puree them in a food processor.
This easy and fast marinara sauce is made from whole fresh tomatoes and tastes incredible! This gluten free, easy and homemade sauce is perfect served over zucchini, pasta or in lasagna. Homemade Marinara Sauce. Creamy Paleo Tomato Soup with Meatballs.