Tomato Marinara Sauce
Servings Prep Time
5servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
5servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 2tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onionchopped, about 2 cups
  • 1clove garlicminced
  • 1 carrotdiced, about 3/4 cup
  • 29ounces tomatoesdiced, 2 cans
  • 1 1/2teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 1/2teaspoons dried oregano
  • 3/4teaspoon sea salt
  • black pepperfreshly ground
  • 1tablespoon butterunsalted, optional
  • parsleyfresh
  1. Press Sauté to pre-heat the Instant Pot. When the word “hot” appears on the display, add the oil and sauté the onions and garlic about 5 minutes, until the onions are translucent.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes, basil, oregano, and salt.
  3. Lock the lid in place. Press Manual and adjust cooking time to 10 minutes.
  4. When the beep sounds, quick release the pressure by pressing Cancel, and twisting the steam handle to Venting position.
  5. Puree using an immersion blender if you have one. Otherwise, puree in batches in a regular blender and return to the pot.
  6. Press sauté function again. If you are adding the butter, stir it in now. Taste, adding salt if you think it needs it.
  7. Press Cancel. Season with about 10 grinds of black pepper.
  8. Serve with your favorite pasta, sprinkled with fresh parsley leaves. Enjoy!