Fusilli Pasta With Homemade Marinara Sauce Recipe

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Fusilli pasta with Homemade Marinara sauce recipe has the goodness of herbs and veggies which make it a wholesome dinner one pot meal for weeknights.
Flavoured with crushed garlic it gives a tongue numbing experience when enjoyed with Crusty garlic bread. Making marinara sauce at home is definitely time-consuming but the promising aroma is worth the wait.
So here you go - Fusilli pasta with home made marinara sauce recipe for those hungry plates.
4.40 from 5 votes
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Italian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Savoury
Calories 439 kcal
Servings 6


  • 475 gm Fusilli Pasta uncooked
  • ½ Red pimento sliced and sauteed
  • 1/2 Capsicum green, sliced and sauteed
  • 1 Onion sliced, sauteed, large
  • 350 gm Tomato canned and chopped, with liquid
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 2 teaspoon Basil dried
  • Salt as per taste
  • ½ teaspoon Black pepper freshly ground
  • ½ teaspoon Red pepper flakes
  • 175 gm Parmesan cheese freshly grated


  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium heat, and add minced fresh garlic. Lightly brown garlic.

To make Marinara sauce

  • Add tomatoes with juice. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer. Stir in basil, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.
  • Simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally, and adjusting seasoning to taste. (If the sauce starts to become too dry, add a little water

Fusilli pasta

  • Start Fusilli pasta 15 minutes before sauce is done. Cook pasta until al dente. Once the sauce is done add the sauteed veggies. Mix well.
  • Serve by ladling sauce over pasta and sprinkling Parmesan cheese to taste.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 542mg | Potassium: 407mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1095IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 381mg | Iron: 2mg

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