Pasta/Pizza Sauce

Pasta/Pizza Sauce


"My mom gave me this recipe. It's a very quick and versatile sauce that may be doubled or tripled. Substitute other cheeses and herbs for variety."


15 m servings 245 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 245 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 15.4 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 22g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 749 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In large skillet, saute garlic in oil until golden. Add tomato paste, sugar, oregano, basil, water, cheese and wine. Season with salt and pepper and simmer 10 minutes over medium-low heat.
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  1. 100 Ratings


Excellent pizza sauce! I would however only use this for pizza, not on pasta. I made this ultra quick and easy by doing an uncooked version. I took the tomato paste and blended it with 2/3 cu...

I've tried a couple pizza sauce recipes on this site and never really liked any of them, until I found this one! As others noted, it's a terrific base to start with and tinker to your tastes. I ...

Yum! The only thing I might change next time is adding just a teensy bit less sugar. (My husband doesn't care for sweet sauces.) However, if you try this and think it's too sweet, a teaspoon or ...

The sauce was good as a pizza sauce, but does not stand alone. At all. If you're looking for pizza sauce, use this recipe, but if you're looking for pasta sauce, look somewhere else.

I upped the serving amount to six and I threw in more minced garlic and one minced sweet onion. I also used brown sugar instead of white. After taste testing it, I added additional oregano and b...

The BEST pizza sauce! I can't figure out why there aren't more ratings yet for this recipe. I have tried many others looking for the perfect pizza sauce to go with the perfect pizza. Although...

Great pizza sauce! As other reviewers stated, I did not add 2 teaspoons of sugar, more like 1/2 teaspoon of sugar. I didn't have any red wine on hand, but the sauce was delicious without it! The...

This was perfect, I used half 1/4 a teaspoon of salt/pepper, and let it cook down slightly, and I must say absolutely the best pizza sauce ive ever had, thank you thank you thank you for this de...

Only giving 4 stars because I changed a few things. Wilth the changes, fabulous sauce! My changes; cut the sugar in half, and only add as much water as needed for desired thickness. I made th...