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Dad's Ultimate Pizza Sauce

Dad's Ultimate Pizza Sauce

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    1 h 5 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 25 m
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If you love pizza sauce but hate the taste or additives in store-bought, this recipe is for you!

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 32 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.9g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 197 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Melt butter with olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion, celery, and garlic in the butter mixture until the onion is soft and translucent, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Stir tomato sauce and tomato paste into the onion mixture until smooth; add Parmesan cheese, fennel seeds, basil, oregano, salt, sugar, pepper, and bay leaf. Stir the sauce and bring to a slow simmer; cook at a slow simmer for 1 hour. Remove and discard bay leaf before use.
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Reviews

Christina
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Christina

1/31/2014

Very good! Thick, rich and flavorful...everything a good pizza sauce should be. I did cut the dried basil in 1/2 b/c dried basil gets too strong for me, but that was my only change. I will be using this again! Thanks for sharing. :)

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