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How To Make Pizza Sauce At Home

Healthy sauce which is good for both pizza as well as pasta.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course DIY

Ingredients
  

  • 500 g Tomatoes
  • 250 g Onion
  • 1 Medium-sized 70 to 80 gms Beetroot
  • 2 tsp Crushed Garlic
  • 2 tsp Oregano
  • 2 tsp Chilli Flakes
  • 2 tsp Basil Dried or Fresh
  • 1 tsp Parsley Dried or Fresh
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vinegar Optional

Instructions
 

  • Roughly chop tomatoes, onion and beetroot and put these in a pressure cooker.
  • Add approx 1 cup (200 ml) water and boil for 2 whistles.
  • When cooled, blend it, along with the water in which boiled, in the blender to make the puree.
  • In a pan, put oil.
  • Add crushed garlic, oregano, chilli flakes, and basil and parsley.
  • Saute for 30 to 40 seconds on low flame.
  • Add tomato-onion puree, salt, and sugar.
  • Cook on high flame for 4 to 5 minutes till the water evaporates, you get the right consistency and the whole house comes to know that pizza sauce is getting ready.
  • Lastly, add vinegar, stir and pizza/pasta sauce is ready.
  • Use as required.
  • Spread it on Pizza base, Homemade or Store-bought

Make Pasta

    Or, Spread it on Bread slice/ Burger.

      Notes

      1. Take care that you do not put beetroot in excess otherwise it will become too pink which may not be soothing to eyes.
      2. You may use a hand blender to puree it.
      3. While making puree, you may grind it coarsely or very fine, both are good.
      4. If using fresh basil or parsley, then chop it very finely.
      5. It remains good in the refrigerator for up to 7-8 days (even more in winters)
      6. For longer storage, pack it in plastic bags and freeze.
      7. At the time of use, put the plastic bag in warm water for a few minutes to thaw the sauce.
      Keyword Homemade Pizza Sauce, Pizza Pasta Sauce recipe