how to make tomato sauce by adding fresh ingredients
Garlic Tomato Sauce Recipe (Sip Bite Go)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Learn how to make tomato sauce from crushed tomatoes for pizza or pasta. It takes about 30 minutes when you start with canned crushed tomatoes. Use this easy homemade tomato sauce recipe for spaghetti sauce, or to make pizza sauce from scratch. Once you learn how to make tomato sauce from canned crushed tomatoes, you won’t need to buy the premade stuff again. Ready to simmer?
Course: Dinner, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 107 kcal
Author: Jenna Passaro
  • 28 ounces tomatoes crushed, San Marzano
  • 1 tbsp garlic diced
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp oregano dried
  • 1/2 tsp parsley dried
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 bay leaf optional
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil chopped (optional)
  1. In a large and deep saucepan on medium heat, combine the crushed tomatoes, garlic, onion, olive oil, oregano, parsley and red pepper flakes. Stir together.
  2. Once the sauce begins to boil, turn the heat down to medium-low. Stir every few minutes while the sauce simmers without a lid for 30 minutes.
  3. Once the sauce is done, turn off heat, remove bay leaf, and add salt and pepper if desired. Add fresh basil and cover the sauce with a lid until serving.

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Nutrition Facts
Garlic Tomato Sauce Recipe (Sip Bite Go)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 107 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 13mg1%
Potassium 490mg14%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 1725IU35%
Vitamin C 29mg35%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.