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Ripe Tomato Pizza Sauce

Yield Makes 1 cup (serving size: 2 tbsp.)
Time: 2 hours. Homemade tomato sauce makes the tastiest pizza. Let it cook slow and long for the thickest results.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.