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Zesty Pizza Sauce

Prep time 20 mins
Other Time time 1 hr, 25 mins
Yield Makes 3 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 (28-oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper

How to Make It

  1. Sauté onion and garlic in hot olive oil in a 3-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat 10 minutes or until tender. Stir tomatoes, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper into onion mixture. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 1 hour. Let stand 15 minutes. Process tomato mixture in a blender or food processor, in batches, until smooth. Cover and chill up to 5 days. Reheat in a saucepan over medium-low heat.