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Pizza Sauce

Sauce made with fresh tomatoes. This sauce can be used to make pizzas as well as pasta.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 2 pizzas

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Onion
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Celery (or capsicum)
  • 1 clove Minced Garlic cloves
  • 3 tablespoons Tomato sauce (adjust to suit your liking)
  • 1-1/2 cups Tomato puree
  • 2 tablespoons Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Chopped Basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Icing sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 1 Bay leaf (small)
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds powder

Instructions
 

  • In a large skillet, melt butter with oil.
  • Add the onion, celery, garlic and saute until soft and transparent.
  • Add tomato sauce and tomato puree and stir until smooth.
  • Add remaining ingredients and bring to slow simmer.
  • Simmer for few minutes.
  • Remove the bay leaf.
  • It's ready to be used.
  • If not using right away, transfer into an airtight container and refrigerate.

Notes

You may use dried basil leaves if you don't have fresh ones. The fresh leaves impart more flavour.