Saturday, September 3, 2011

Pizza sauce

This is my go to recipe for pizza sauce. We just love the flavor and I always have the ingredients on hand to whip up a batch. Today I made some mini pizzas with it. I just used some pizza dough, the sauce, chopped red and green peppers, pepperoni and cheese. A few more peppers for garnish.

You can add more water if you like, but I like a thick sauce. You can also adjust the seasonings to your tastes. I  like to make it ahead of time and let it sit in the refrigerator for at least a couple of hours...or overnight. I warn doesn't taste as good if you don't!

This makes a great dipping sauce for bread sticks too. It's rich, thick and delicious!

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Pizza sauce

1  6oz. can tomato paste
1 c. water {can add more if you like the sauce thin}
1/3 c.olive oil
minced garlic
salt and pepper
1/2 Tablespoon oregano
1/2 Tablespoon  basil
1/4 tsp. Italian seasoning

Whisk altogether and let set 2 hours.


KB said...

Looks yummy.

Thanks for sharing with us at
Simply Delish Saturday

Have a great weekend.

Chef in Training said...

YUM! This looks delicious! I would love it if you would share this and/or any other projects you have been up to at Tuesday Talent Show at Chef In Training!

Penny Hanuszak said...

This sounds so good Laurie and the picture says a thousand words. I'll be trying out this sauce.

Trisha said...

Lovely, its very similar to the one I make!

Jimmy said...

Amazing. Really, this is too tasty! Thanks a lot for the recipe.

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Camille said...

This looks awesome!! I have never even thought about making my own pizza sauce, but you make it look easy and delicious! Thank you for sharing this at our Strut Your Stuff Link Party! We hope that you will join us again tomorrow!!
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Chef in Training said...

YUM! This looks great! Thanks so much for linking up to Tuesday Talent Show! I would love to have you stop by and link up again with more great projects!