Pizza Sauce with Tomato Paste

Pre-Cooked and with Tomato Paste

Alot of Pizza Sauce recipes request Tomato Paste. Many Italians will not agree with this! The tomato paste really makes the flavor of the sauce much stronger and it can really dominate the pizza. But this doesnt mean it is bad! On the contrary this may just be the pizza sauce you are looking for. At first, when you take a mouth watering bite, the sauce is upfront tantalizing your taste buds and the other ingredients come in behind.

  • Sugar? For this recipe it probably makes the most sense. It softens the acidity and sweetens the sauce. Add a tsp and adjust to your taste.
  • No Garlic Powder. Either use real garlic or just go to the store and get a jar of store bought crap.
  • For sure you can play with the herbs. Since this sauce is dominating the pizza, you can make it more complex by adding additional herbs!
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Pizza Sauce with Tomato Paste

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 60 mins Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Servings: 4
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


A hearty rich Pizza Sauce cooked with tomato paste


This is enough for 4 Pizzas


How to make a great Pizza Sauce

  1. Sauté the onions and garlic for a few minutes in the Olive Oil.
  2. Add all the other ingredients and let simmer for at least an hour.
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 324kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g27%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 93mg31%
Sodium 430mg18%
Total Carbohydrate 14g5%
Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Sugars 8g
Protein 33g66%

Calcium 4 mg
Iron 113 mg

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

Keywords: Pizza, Pizza Sauce, Tomato Paste

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