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 perfect for a quick and easy dinner kind of night.
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
How to Make It
Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk.
This sauce is perfect for pizza, calzones, pasta, or for a dipping sauce. Add different herbs for a twist on this recipe. This would be delicious on a margherita pizza, pineapple and ham pizza (however controversial this might be), roasted red peppers and sausage pizza, supreme pizza-you name it. This sauce is so versatile and so simple.