Instant Pot Ace Blender - Homemade Marinara Sauce

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recipe by Ace Blender

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The crushed red pepper flakes in this recipe are entirely optional, but add a nice heat, much like a traditional “Arribbiata” Sauce. Serve over pasta or as a dipping sauce for bread.

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recipe updated Apr 20, 2020


  • Whole peeled tomatoes icon
    Whole peeled tomatoes
    794g (about 3¼ cups)
  • Tomato paste icon
    Tomato paste
    3 tbsp (49g)
  • Yellow onion icon
    Yellow onion
    about ½ unit (70g)
  • Carrot icon
    1 (50g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    3 tbsp (8g)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    2 tbsp (30ml)
  • Sugar icon
    1 tbsp (13g)
  • Dried oregano icon
    Dried oregano
    1 tsp (1g)
  • Salt icon
    about ½ tsp (3g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    about ½ tsp (1g)
  • Red pepper flakes icon
    Red pepper flakes
    about ½ tsp (0g)


  • kCook icon Ace Nova Blender
  • kCook icon Ace blender jug

Step preview

  1. Add whole peeled tomatoes, tomato paste, yellow onion, carrot, garlic clove, fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil, sugar, dried oregano, salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes to the Ace blender jug
  2. Secure and lock lid
  3. Choose the "Soup •" program
  4. Pulse - approx 3 sec
  5. Serve
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