Keto marinara sauce

Delicious keto marinara sauce with fresh tomatoes and green peppers. Use it as a dip for your vegetable fries, or as a sauce for your keto pasta, noodles and pizza. Easy to make, low in carbs, rich in aromas and delightful taste!

Keto marinara sauce
5 min
15 min

Nutrition facts

Energy: 145 kcal
Protein: 1.2 gr
Fat: 13.8 gr
Net carbs: 3.9 gr


400 gr tomatoes

4 tbsp(s) olive oil (54 gr)

0.5 medium green pepper(s) (60 gr)

2 clove(s) of garlic (6 gr)


1 tsp(s) dried ground oregano (2 gr)

0.5 tsp(s) dried ground basil (1 gr)

0.5 tsp(s) onion powder (1 gr)

salt (to taste)

ground black pepper (to taste)


0.5 cup(s) water (120 gr)


  1. Wash and dice the tomatoes or blend them in a food processor. Set aside
  2. Place a saucepan over medium heat and add the olive oil
  3. In the meantime, chop the pepper(s) & garlic or slightly mince them in a food processor
  4. Add chopped pepper(s) & garlic in the saucepan and saute in the olive oil for about 2 minutes or until the garlic starts to turn golden
  5. Then add the tomatoes and season with oregano, basil, onion powder, salt & ground black pepper (to taste)
  6. Stir the ingredients, add water, bring the sauce to a simmer and let it cook for 12-15 minutes, while stirring occasionally


✔ Preferably use plum or classic tomatoes. Alternatively, use can crushed tomatoes

Tip: Make larger quantity of sauce and keep it in small containers in the freezer. As such, you will always have homemade marinara sauce to use

Serving size: about 1/2 cup of marinara sauce

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