Easy Pizza Sauce/Marinara Pasta Sauce Recipe

Here is an easy tomato sauce recipe that you can make and store for a few weeks. Use them in pastas, or pizza toppings.

This recipe makes about 8 cups of sauce

8 cups ripe tomatoes, chopped
2 cups red onion, chopped
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp fresh or dried mixed Italian herbs (basiloreganorosemarythyme)
1 tsp red chili flakes with seeds
3 Tbsp olive or vegetable oil
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1/8th cup fresh lime juice

  • In a heavy bottom pan, on medium-high  heat, add oil. 
  • When it begins to shimmer, add garlic paste and red onions. 
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes until translucent. 
  • Add the herbs, chili flakes, and salt. Saute for a few minutes.
  • Throw in all he chopped tomatoes and cook on high heat for 5 minutes, then on medium heat, covered for 10 minutes. 
  • Add lime juice and sugar. 
  • Turn off the heat. Mash it down to a coarse pulpy mixture. 
  • Use it as is, on pasta or pizza. 
  • You can divide it into 2 or 3 portions and store it in airtight containers. 
  • They will last for a few weeks in the fridge. 
  • Enjoy!