Dad's Ultimate Pizza Sauce

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If you love pizza sauce but hate the taste or additives in store-bought, this recipe is for you!

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
2 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • ¼ cup finely chopped celery

  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, ground

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 large bay leaf

Directions

  1. Melt butter with olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion, celery, and garlic in the butter mixture until the onion is soft and translucent, 5 to 7 minutes.

  2. Stir tomato sauce and tomato paste into the onion mixture until smooth; add Parmesan cheese, fennel seeds, basil, oregano, salt, sugar, pepper, and bay leaf. Stir the sauce and bring to a slow simmer; cook at a slow simmer for 1 hour. Remove and discard bay leaf before use.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

32 Calories
2g Fat
3g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 32
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 197mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 140mg 3%

* 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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