Marinara Sauce is a type of red sauce made with tomatoes, herbs, and spices. Although it might sound like an ordinary spaghetti sauce, Marinara sauce tend to be more spicy than ordinary tomato based sauces,
Aside from being a popular sauce for pasta, Marinara sauce is also a good dipping sauce for mozzarella cheese sticks and soft breads.
This sauce got its name from its inventors: the cooks aboard Napolitan ships (these ships come from the city of Naples or Napoli). Some say that “Marinara” came from the Italian word for sea, “Marinaro”.