This simple recipe for Perfect Marinara Sauce by Tuttorosso uses canned tomatoes. It’s a good low carb marinara sauce to serve with low carb cheese bread.
If you are looking for a good homemade sugar-free marinara sauce, give this recipe for Perfect Marinara Sauce by Tuttorosso a try. Based in the Midwest, Tuttorosso is an 85 year old family owned and run tomato company that only uses the finest tomatoes grown in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.
I only substituted out the sugar in the original recipe for a low carb sweetener. The original recipe calls for 1/4 teaspoon of sugar, so I used 1/8 teaspoon of Pyure All Purpose instead.
Although the concept of using mozzarella cheese mixed with a bit of almond and/or coconut flour has been floating around the web for a few years, I just recently gave it a try. What really got me was the delicious looking Cheese Danish made by Elizabeth at Up Late Anyway.
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I haven’t tried that particular recipe yet, as I thought I would start with a simpler recipe. Looking through Elizabeth’s site, I decided to try her recipe for Crazy Bread. I used the original recipe, not the updated version she created in her Stromboli post.
The resulting cheese bread tasted fantastic. It was really flat, but very bread like. I was very careful not to roll it too thin so I will try making some adjustments to the recipe to get it to puff up more like real cheese bread sticks.
Everyone in my family absolutely loved the taste of these. I did cook mine a bit differently.
I found that I needed to bake the bread sticks for the full 15 minutes. Then, I returned them to oven for another five minutes of baking after spreading the garlic cheese butter on top. These low carb cheese bread sticks go well with this simple to make homemade marinara sauce.
This perfect marinara sauce was made using Tuttorosso brand tomatoes. It was much better than the pre-made marinara sauces I’ve tasted. This sauce is also great for low carb meatballs.
Low Carb Marinara Sauce
This simple recipe for Perfect Marinara Sauce by Tuttorosso uses canned tomatoes. It's a good sugar-free marinara sauce to serve with low carb cheese bread.
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic peeled
- 1 tablespoon Tuttorosso Tomato Paste
- 35 ounces Tuttorosso Peeled Plum Italian Style Tomatoes with basil canned
- 1/8 teaspoon Pyure All Purpose or 1/4 teaspoon Swerve
- 5 leaves whole basil
- Salt and pepper to taste
Heat oil in skillet. Add garlic and cook over medium heat until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add the tomato paste and cook, stirring for 1 minute
Add the peeled plum tomatoes. Stir to combine and then add salt and black pepper and bring to a boil.
Simmer sauce over low heat, stirring occasionally until thickened and reduced, about 30 minutes. Taste and season again with salt and black pepper if needed. Discard basil and garlic cloves.
Serve over spaghetti squash or cheese pasta. Top with fresh torn basil leaves and grated fresh Parmesan cheese. Also great to serve with low carb meatballs or cheese bread.