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Ripe Tomato Pizza Sauce

Makes 1 cup (serving size: 2 tbsp.)

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

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.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 44Calories from Fat 43
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.1g4%

Saturated Fat 0.3g2%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 83mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 6.4g3%

Dietary Fiber 1.5g6%
Protein 1.1g3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.