New York-Style Pizza Sauce

New York-Style Pizza SauceRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Skip the jarred stuff and whip up a batch of this classic New York-style pizza sauce right in the comfort of your own kitchen.  It's the fastest way to bring your own kitchen to Italian bistro status. The end result is a versatile, flavorful, and perfectly chunky sauce that is perfect for any pizza, calzone, or any other Italian dish that's on the menu. With only eight ingredients and a no-cook prep, this sauce is truly excellent. 

Yield:

2 2/3 cups (serving size: about 1/4 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 40
Fat 1.9 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 5.6 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 170 mg
Calcium 17 mg

Ingredients

7 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 (14.5-ounce) can petite-cut diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste

Preparation

1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk.