Homemade Pizza Sauce Made Lighter

Homemade Pizza Sauce Made Lighter
  • 1 green bell pepper, coarsely chopped - or more to taste (optional)
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped carrot
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 (29 ounce) can tomato puree
  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon dried Italian herb seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Place green bell pepper, carrot, and garlic cloves into a food processor and pulse a few times until the vegetables are very finely chopped.
  2. Transfer chopped vegetables into a large saucepan. Stir in tomato puree, crushed tomatoes, Italian seasoning, basil, and red pepper flakes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered until sauce has thickened, about 30 minutes. Stir in olive oil and simmer 1 to 2 more minutes. Sauce may be refrigerated up to 1 week.

04/20/2018
Homemade Pizza Sauce Made Lighter, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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