Pizza Sauce

Pizza Sauce 5
 

After trying several pizza sauce recipes, I made this one and have never looked back.  Iron Mike’s sauce has a sweet background which is so unique and delicious.  The original recipe was a bit too sweet for our taste so I adapted it, using less honey and brown sugar.

Pizza Sauce 4
I simmer this sauce for about an hour and sometimes more as we enjoy a thick, rich sauce.  This is great to top pizza or dip calzones in. And it is just so easy to prepare that it seems silly that I bought premade sauce for so long. Another plus to the recipe is that it makes a big amount so I freeze the remainder in batches in freezer bags (makes about 3 pizzas worth).  And it thaws quickly in the microwave or on the counter.
Pizza Sauce 3
Pizza Sauce
recipe adapted from Iron Mike’s Sweet Tomatoe Sauce

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 (28 ounce) can tomato puree
1 teaspoon dried onions, minced or chopped
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon dried parsley
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 cloves fresh minced garlic
1 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon brown sugar fresh ground pepper, to taste

1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Saute the garlic for a minute.

2. Add the tomato puree; watch for splattering.

3. Add everything else and simmer uncovered on low, stirring frequently, for 30-60 minutes, until desired consistency has been reached.
Pizza Sauce 1

Advertisements

9 thoughts on “Pizza Sauce

  1. Pingback: Sausage Stuffed Zucchini « Meg's Everyday Indulgence

  2. Pingback: Easy and Delicious Stromboli « Meg's Everyday Indulgence

  3. Pingback: Pizza Poppers {Football Food} | Meg's Everyday Indulgence

  4. Pingback: Fried Ravioli | Meg's Everyday Indulgence

  5. Pingback: Whole Wheat Pizza Dough | Meg's Everyday Indulgence

  6. Pingback: My 3 Year Blogaversary | Meg's Everyday Indulgence

  7. Pingback: Mini Bagel Bites | Meg's Everyday Indulgence

  8. Pingback: Recipe Updates | Meg's Everyday Indulgence

  9. Pingback: How To: Grilled Pizza | Meg's Everyday Indulgence

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s