Easy Chunky Canned Pasta or Pizza Sauce

Tess Geer


This sauce can be made to your preference and is super easy. Nearly all ready made canned pasta and/or pizza sauce contains sugar. This recipe has no sugar and it's not missed. Spice it up, add something new or take something out. It's easy to make it your own!


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7 pints


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1/2 c
chicken bouillon cubes
6 clove
garlic, minced
large onion, chopped
2 Tbsp
italian seasoning
2 tsp
chili pepper flakes
4 can(s)
diced tomatoes, 28 oz
1 can(s)
tomato sauce
1 can(s)
crushed tomatoes
1/2 c
basel, fresh chopped
2 Tbsp
oregano, fresh chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1-2 tbs tomato paste, optional

How to Make Easy Chunky Canned Pasta or Pizza Sauce


  • 1Place chicken bouillon cubes, water, onion and garlic in a large stock pot. Cook over medium heat until bouillon is dissolved and garlic and onion are soft. Add more water if necessary.
  • 2Stir in Italian Seasoning and chili pepper flakes.
  • 3Add diced tomatoes, tomato paste if using, tomato sauce and crushed tomatoes. Bring to a gentle boil the reduce heat to a very low simmer. Simmer until sauce is thickened, approximately 45 min to one hour, stirring frequently. The sauce does splatter easily so you might want to use a splatter screen.
  • 4Sterilize jars and prepare lids.
  • 5Stir basel and oregano into tomato sauce just prior to filling jars. Taste and add salt and pepper as desired.
  • 6Fill jars leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Run a small spatula around inside of jars to remove air bubbles. Wipe jar tops with a damp paper towel, place lids and rings to finger tip tight. Process in boiling water bath 35 minutes for pints, 40 minutes for gallons. Remove and place on a towel out of direct sunlight. Let rest for 24 hours. Check seals. Store in a cool, dark place. Keeps for up to one year.

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About Easy Chunky Canned Pasta or Pizza Sauce

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #canned, #sauce, #Pizza

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