Ripe Tomato Pizza Sauce


Time: 2 hours. Homemade tomato sauce makes the tastiest pizza. Let it cook slow and long for the thickest results.

Makes 1 cup (serving size: 2 tbsp.)


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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
4 large red tomatoes (2 lbs. total), chopped
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon red chile flakes
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves


Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes, sugar, chile flakes, salt, and pepper. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring often, until very thick, about 1 1/2 hours. Stir in oregano.

Created date

July 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 44
Caloriesfromfat 43 %
Protein 1.1 g
Fat 2.1 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 6.4 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Sodium 83 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg