Tomato Basil Pizza Sauce

Total Time
5 mins
8 mins

This is a simple pizza sauce. If you grow fresh plum tomatoes use about 2 cups of them chopped in place of the canned tomatoes.

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  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over a medium heat until hot.
  2. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, salt and pepper and cook for 8-10 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring and mashing tomatoes with potato masher until crushed.
  4. Stir in basil.
  5. Place in small bowl; cool to room temperature This sauce may be made up to 3 days ahead and refrigerated or up to 2 months ahead and frozen.
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5 5

Added a little sugar (1/4 tablespoon) because I don't like my sauce to be overly acidic and a bit of sage (cause I like sage ^.~). Started with freeze dried garlic bits because that was what I had on hand. Very yummy and super easy! I'll make it again. :)

5 5

VERY VERY GOOD! & easy to make!!!

5 5