Simple Homemade Pizza Sauce

May 21, 2014


Does your family consume as much pizza as mine does?  Whew..we eat it alot.  Mostly homemade, but, we do get take-out when cooking is the last thing in the world that is going to happen in my kitchen.  That and our next door neighbor owns the local pizza place and will give us a bit of deal.

Get a deal and support local business?  That's a win/win situation, right?


To go along with the homemade pizza, we have homemade sauce.  Now, I try and make as much homemade foods/sauces as possible, but, let's face it, life sometimes gets ahead of you and picking up a jar of pizza sauce is just easier.   

However, this sauce is very easy to toss together.  You can also make yourself a big batch and freeze it for later.   

A great way to save yourself a trip to the store.




Homemade Pizza Sauce

Ingredients

  • 15 oz tomato sauce
  • 3 oz tomato paste
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 TBSP water
  • salt/pepper

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, add all ingredients. Stir until smooth.
  2. Cook on low heat for 15 minutes
  3. Keep leftovers covered in refrigerator. Use within 2 weeks.

Yield: 12-14 ozs

Prep Time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.

Cook time: 00 hrs. 15 mins.

Total time: 25 mins.

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