Best Home-Made Pizza Sauce

2 Tbsp. Olive oil

1 Tbsp. Chopped garlic

2 tsp. Chopped, fresh basil; or 1 tsp. dried basil

1 tsp. Chopped, fresh oregano, or 1/2 tsp. dried oregano

1/4 tsp. Fennel seeds

1/4 tsp. Red pepper flakes

salt and pepper to taste

1 (28 oz.) Can of crushed tomatoes

1 Tbsp. Red wine, or 1/2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar

1 tsp. Sugar

Over medium heat, combine the first seven ingredients; cook and stir for one minute.

Add tomatoes, wine and sugar and simmer for 20-30 minutes.

Chef’s Suggestions:

Use with fresh or purchased pizza crust to make your favorite pizzas at home.  As an alternative, use English Muffins or sliced French Bread for the pizza crust and let everyone build their own pizza using their favorite toppings!

Published in: on January 16, 2011 at 3:22 PM  Comments (2)  

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  1. Mmm…

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