Easy Homemade Pizza (or Pasta) Sauce

Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce

When a recipe mentions homemade pizza sauce, I typically tune that out and immediately substitute a great store bought variety because why make homemade with a 10 Minute Dinners philosophy?

Ignore that now! 🙂

There’s nothing better than whipping up a multipurpose easy homemade pizza (or pasta) sauce, and since we’re doubling and tripling the recipe, there is always some for extra meals.

I use this for many Italian based sauces, even things requiring spaghetti sauce like my Whip it Up Quick Homemade Lasagna or Italian tomatoes like my Tex Mex Chili.

I’m listing two varying recipes.

The first is over the top easy since there’s no need for any kind of heating. It is a a dump and run kind of recipe.

For both of these, make sure to make lots of extras and separate them into freezer proof containers or freezer bags for future meals.

It’s a wonderful way to save money and cut the high amount of sugar that is added to many store bought brands.

Once you realize just how easy it is to make your own sauce, I know this will become a weekly favorite.

This second recipe was created by a friend that likes a lot of flavor, but doesn’t want his sauce dominated by that real heavy Italian tomato taste you find in some restaurant pizzas. He enjoys the spices over the tomato flavor.

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  1. Thanks so much for sharing! My husband loves Italian food so we go through a lot of pasta sauce. Hope your day is great~

  2. Erma Kelso says:

    Jennifer dear,
    I made the second recipe but had to add water to it. I liked all the spices t but there is no liquid. Just tom paste and tom sauce. And I did add a can of tomatoes but it had to have some liquid in it.


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