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I've been looking for a pizza sauce recipe to can for a while. I found this receip and everyone LOVES this pizza sauce! I do add about 1/4 tsp of red pepper flakes to give it a little kick but that's the only adjustment I have or will make to this recipe. Thanks so much for the post!

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LuvsTheSun August 21, 2009

I just made this and WOW! I followed the recipe exactly. I can't wait to try this. It took 1-1/2 hours to reduce. and thank God for littlehibault's input it saved me a ton of time by pureeing in the blender. I got 6 pints out of this recipe I can tell already I will be making this again for sure, Thanks so much for posting!

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children from A to Z April 26, 2009

Mama Mia! Thatsa delicious sausa! I thought this tasted like the pizza sauce at the local Italian restaurant. I really loved this on pizza and over pasta! So simple to make and makes a lot to save for later, thanks for sharing this sauce recipe!

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cokiethebaby March 25, 2009

Well worth the effort! I've never tried canning pizza sauce before, but it was definitely worth it. I only put in a pinch of the cracked pepper, otherwise I followed the ingredient list. Also, I didn't do the hot water bath -- I did my canning open kettle, and it worked fine. The flavor is great, and I will definitely be using this recipe again next year when I have fresh tomatoes. Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe!

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PhylPhyl September 14, 2008

I just made a second batch of this because it was such a hit at my house. My picky kids love it!! The only change I made the second time around was to can it in half-pint jars instead of pints. I don't want ANY of it to go to waste.

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Zetty66 September 03, 2008

this is exactly what I was looking for. Its got the perfect taste I wanted. Altho its time consuming, its absolutely worth it. I had some tomatoes extra and was hoping to find something good to do with them. This was definately it. I see a ton of pizza's in our future. I left out the savory, and I used 1/2 pint jars instead of pint sized ones. this is great! thanks a lot.

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Lou August 22, 2008

Just like everyone states.......evxellent recipe!!!

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amaloney73 August 12, 2008

This is AWESOME! We have made several batches of this with our garden tomatoes. I omitted the summer savory however as I couldnt find any in the store. But it sure didnt affect the taste. We love it.

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TammyLouise December 02, 2007

This is really great sauce, and the flavor for me did not change once it had been canned. I did change the initial method however. I quartered the tomatoes and added the onion and garlic and cooked it all down until soft. I then ran everything through my food mill, added the spices and cooked it down until thick. This way I was able to omit the oil for a fat free sauce. I also reduced the salt, didn't have summer savory, so I added a bit of fennel seed. Loved it and I am so thrilled to have a fat free low sodium sauce that I'm not paying an arm and a leg for. Thank you Southern Chef for sharing the recipe. It is one I am sure to return to every canning season.

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BonnieZ September 19, 2006

I made 2 batches of this sauce after trusting the comments posted here. I was not disappointed. Delicious sauce. I must say that my homegrown tomatoes took lots more time to cook down than the recipe states. Maybe they were just really juicy. It took about 7 hours and I think it should've still cooked longer. I didn't have any summer savory, so I skipped adding it. Not sure how critical it was. I used fresh herbs where I could. I pulsed the onions and garlic in my food processor and it worked well. I pureed the tomatoes in the food processor as well, but I'd use the blender next time. Too messy and you can only do small batches at a time. I blanched the tomatoes (put them in boiling water for a minute or two) to make it easy to remove the skins. Great sauce!

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nuttsnflakes September 03, 2006
Homemade Canned Pizza Sauce