This is the first homemade marinara sauce recipe I ever made from scratch, and it is the only one that I will ever make. I may occasionally literally lick the plate clean to consume all of this pasta sauce. This behavior was probably more acceptable when I lived alone.
This is an incredibly easy weeknight dinner, and the leftovers are delicious for lunch the next few days as well. Just make sure you don’t put your sauce on the stove, pour yourself a glass of wine, and take a long bath because then your pasta sauce will burn from neglect (true story).