Pasta/Pizza Sauce


This pasta sauce works as a pizza sauce too! My mom gave me the recipe. It's quick and easy to make and can be doubled or tripled. Substitute other cheeses and herbs for variety.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • cup water

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 tablespoons red wine

  • 2 teaspoons white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté until golden and fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in tomato paste, water, Parmesan cheese, wine, sugar, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

245 Calories
15g Fat
22g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 245
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 749mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 20mg 99%
Calcium 100mg 8%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 908mg 19%

* 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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