Pizza Sauce

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 After trying several pizza sauce recipes, I made this one and have never looked back.  Iron Mike’s sauce has a sweet background which is so unique and delicious.  The original recipe was a bit too sweet for our taste so I adapted it, using less honey and brown sugar.

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I simmer this sauce for about an hour and sometimes more as we enjoy a thick, rich sauce.  This is great to top pizza or dip calzones in. And it is just so easy to prepare that it seems silly that I bought premade sauce for so long. Another plus to the recipe is that it makes a big amount so I freeze the remainder in batches in freezer bags (makes about 3 pizzas worth).  And it thaws quickly in the microwave or on the counter.
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Pizza Sauce
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Ingredients
  1. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  2. 1 (28 ounce) can tomato puree
  3. 1 teaspoon dried onions, minced or chopped
  4. 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  5. 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  6. 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  7. 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley
  8. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  9. 3 cloves fresh minced garlic
  10. 1 tablespoons honey
  11. 1 tablespoon brown sugar fresh ground pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Saute the garlic for a minute.
  2. Add the tomato puree; watch for splattering.
  3. Add everything else and simmer uncovered on low, stirring frequently, for 30-60 minutes, until desired consistency has been reached.
Adapted from Food.com
Adapted from Food.com
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