Dad's Ultimate Pizza Sauce

Dad's Ultimate Pizza Sauce


"If you love pizza sauce but hate the taste or additives in store-bought, this recipe is for you!"
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1 h 25 m servings 32 cals
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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

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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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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 us...

I did my best to stick to the recipe: no fennel, sugar or bay leaf. Added a sprinkling of marjoram. Wonderful! No heat, great for the kids. Perfect flavor and thick yummy goodness! I like heat a...

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