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Basic Pizza Sauce

Ingredients (5)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 medium garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes, with juices
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories94
  • Fat4.94g
  • Saturated fat0.69g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs12.45g
  • Fiber3.14g
  • Sugar7.19g
  • Protein2.77g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium333.4mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (6 servings) Powered by

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Basic Pizza Sauce

A good pizza doesn’t need fancy ingredients so long as the sauce is full of flavor. Our thick sauce has straightforward tomato flavor and is a snap to prepare.

Game plan: This sauce can be stored in an airtight container and refrigerated for up to 4 days or frozen for up to 1 month.

Instructions

  1. 1Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. When oil shimmers, add garlic and cook until fragrant but not browned, about 1 minute. Add tomato paste, stir to incorporate, and cook until raw flavor is gone, about 4 minutes. Add crushed tomatoes and oregano and stir to combine.
  2. 2Bring to a simmer, then reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool before using to top pizza.
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