Healthy homemade veggie loaded pizza sauce – Kids friendly sauce

Homemade pizza sauce

Healthy homemade veggie loaded pizza sauce - Kids friendly sauce

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
cooling time 10 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 10 pizzas

Equipment

  • Pot
  • blender
  • spoons

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups riped tomato puree or (1 canned tomatos)
  • 1/2 carrot (cubed)
  • 1/2 zucchini (cubed)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2 onion (medium sized, chopped)
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste

Instructions
 

  • First wash all the vegetables and chop them into cubes
  • Chop the onions, and puree the tomatoes if using fresh tomatoes
  • In a pot, add oil and add the chopped onions, peeled garlic pods and all the chopped veggies.
  • Add a bit of salt and 1/2 cup of water to the veggies and cook until the veggies go soft or until all the water is evaporated.
  • Cool the mixture down and transfer it to a blender along with the tomato puree.
  • Add half of Italian seasoning, sugar and blend it to a smooth paste.
  • Transfer the contents of the blender back into the pot with a little bit of olive oil and cook in medium flame.
  • Add the parmesan cheese, the remaining portion of the Italian seasoning and the tomato paste.
  • Cook the sauce on medium to low heat for about 10-15 minutes.
  • Stir in occasionally to avoid any burning in the bottom of the pan.
  • Your pizza sauce will be ready when the sauce is thicker compared to how it was when you started cooking it.
  • Cool it and transfer to a clean jar and store in the refrigerator
  • And your healthy veggie loaded pizza sauce is ready to use.
    Homemade pizza sauce
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