Budget-Friendly Marinara: Weeknight Dinner Win! -

Intro to budgetfriendly marinara craving a delicious meal thats easy on the wallet discover how to whip up a budgetfriendly marinara that’s perfect for any weeknight read more

Gather your ingredients start with simple pantry staples san marzano tomatoes onions garlic dried oregano red pepper flakes olive oil and spaghetti fresh basil and parmesan are optional but recommended read more

Prep your sauce base in a medium saucepan add the tomatoes followed by finely chopped onions and minced garlic setting the stage for a flavorful base read more

Season and simmer stir in dried oregano and red pepper flakes for a touch of spice then drizzle in olive oil bring to a simmer over medium heat then reduce to low and let it bubble gently read more

Simmering secrets allow your sauce to simmer uncovered for about 45 minutes stirring occasionally this slow cooking process melds the flavors beautifully read more

Blend the sauce once cooked use a blender or food processor to puree the sauce to your desired consistency this step is optional but creates a smooth rich texture read more

Cook the spaghetti while your sauce simmers boil your spaghetti in salted water according to package instructions remember to reserve some pasta water read more

Combine and serve drain the spaghetti and toss it with your marinara sauce adding a splash of pasta water to achieve the perfect saucy consistency read more

Garnish and enjoy serve hot garnished with fresh basil and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese your budgetfriendly flavorpacked marinara is ready to enjoy read more

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