Time: 2 hours. Homemade tomato sauce makes the tastiest pizza. Let it cook slow and long for the thickest results.
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
How to Make It
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.
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Makes great pizza sauce. I would definitely make it again. I added a few chopped, dried tomatoes to give it plenty of body and flavor. A good way to get rid of those extra tomatoes that are a little over ripe. Would be great over pasta, too. The longer you cook it the thicker it gets.
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