Exquisite Pizza Sauce

Exquisite Pizza Sauce

Angie Gorkoff 125

"This sauce is wonderfully flavorful and is worth adding in the numerous ingredients."


40 m servings 89 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 89 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 1.3 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 18g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 551 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, combine tomato paste, water, Parmesan cheese, garlic, honey, anchovy paste, onion powder, oregano, marjoram, basil, ground black pepper, cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes and salt; mix together, breaking up any clumps of cheese.
  2. Sauce should sit for 30 minutes to blend flavors; spread over pizza dough and prepare pizza as desired.
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  1. 2312 Ratings


I've used this recipe many, many times -- we love it. I actually use it so much, I put together a big batch of all the dry ingredients so I don't have to measure out all the spices every time (l...

We love this recipe! Hint: For easy/quick prep, scale this recipe to 40 and combine the dry spices in a spice jar. Whenever you want fresh sauce, use appx. 1 tablespoon of the mixture in the...

This was very good, and I made no changes. My only comment is that it doesn't make a whole lot, so if you have a large pizza or calzone I would suggest doubling the recipe.

I made this recipe as is the first time, omitting the anchovy paste. We found it to be much too sweet and a little too oniony. Made it a second time using 1 tsp of honey rather than 2 tbsp and...

I added a few tablespoons of white wine to the warm water, which adds a wonderful flavor. Remember that the honey and peppers balance each other out, so if you follow other reviewers' suggestion...

We are a big pizza eating family and this was by far the BEST pizza sauce ever. I will have to agree with those that said to either completely eliminate the honey or cut it in half. I used hal...

This comes about as close to perfection as any pizza sauce i've ever tasted and i'm old school Italian. Please do not variate or omit any ingredients you'll lose the "exquisite" flavor this sauc...

We found this recipe WAY TOO SWEET and WAY TOO SPICY. Think it could have been really good with the honey, cayenne pepper, and pepper flakes cut way back or cut out altogether. I kept adding m...

I was suspicious of the idea of adding anchovies, but decided to put on my big girl panties and go with it. The recipe really does need them - don't worry about it being fishy, it's not, and it ...