Tomato Pizza Sauce

If you plan to make pizza at home I highly recommend using homemade pizza sauce, it can make a big difference and your pizza will definitely tastes better.

 

This tomato pizza sauce is very flavorful due to all the seasonings used and  takes no more than 15 minutes to prepare. Once you will get used with homemade tomato sauce  you will never buy tomato sauce again. Even though this sauce can be frozen for later use It is so easy that you almost don’t need to make it in advance.

 

This sauce can be used on pizza but not only, it goes well with pasta or simply as a dipping sauce for various dishes.

 

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Prep time clock

5 mins

Cook time clock

10 mins

Total time clock

15 mins

Ingredients

  • Makes about 1 1/2 cup sauce
  • 14 oz (400g) can diced tomatoes (or 3,4 fresh tomatoes, peeled and diced)
  • 1 tbsp (14g) olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp (3g) sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp (1g) dry oregano
  • 1 tsp (1g) dry basil
  • red pepper flakes, optional
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. In a medium sauce pan heat oil over medium-low heat. Add garlic, cook few seconds then stir in diced tomatoes. Add sugar, basil, oregano, bay leaf, pepper flakes if used, salt and pepper.

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  2. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 10 minutes or until it has the right consistency for spreading on your pizza.
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  3. When done, remove from heat and let cool slightly before using on your pizza.
  4. It keeps well refrigerated for up to a week or freeze until ready to use.
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Nutrition facts All sauce – Calories:224, Fat:14.3g, Saturated Fat:2.1g, Carbohydrates:25.0g, Sugar:15.6g, Fiber:7.7g, Protein:4.0g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Calories from Fat 128, Sodium 846mg, Potassium 45mg, Vitamin A 38%, Vitamin C 55%, Calcium 11%, Iron 13%, Nutrition Grade B-, daily percent values are based on a 2000 calorie diet


Source: http://www.homecookingadventure.com/recipes/tomato-pizza-sauce

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