Garlic & Basil Pasta with Classic Marinara

Garlic & Basil Pasta with Classic Marinara


This dish speaks to Italian flavors with classic tangy and sweet marinara sauce served with herbaceous garlic & basil pasta. This dish is perfect for those that love a classic plate of pasta with red sauce. Use this marinara sauce as inspiration when you need a red sauce for other dishes like chicken parmesan, lasagna, or pizza sauce.

Prep Time: 15 mins- Cook Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes- Total Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes Yield: Serves 6 



  1. In a large sauce pan heat olive oil over medium heat and add onion cooking until translucent, about 6 minutes.
  2. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add tomatoes, basil, miscuglio, and salt. Reduce heat to low and simmer for at least 1 hour.
  3. Remove basil and add parmesan to sauce. Cook an additional 2-3 minutes or until parmesan is well combined.
  4. Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil over high heat. Season with 1 pasta rock according to package directions. Add pasta and cook to package directions. Cover pasta and set aside.
  5. Serve dish with desired portion of pasta, sauce, and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese and chiffonade basil.