Homemade Pizza Sauce with Honey
Once you get started making homemade pizza, it will be awfully hard to go back to takeout or restaurant types. One of the most important parts of making sure you have a good pizza is having the right sauce. A bland sauce can make the whole pizza seem boring. This homemade pizza sauce with honey adds some interesting ingredients and has a lot of flavor.
Do not be tempted to leave out the anchovy paste unless you have a dietary requirement that means you have to. It does not taste fishy when used in the right quantities. Once you try this homemade pizza sauce with honey, you will insist on this recipe instead of any other on your pizza. Cut up your own toppings, or even make mini pizzas so there are no arguments over what kind to have.
Homemade Honey Pizza Sauce
1 six ounce can tomato paste
¾ cup warm water
3 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon anchovy paste
¾ teaspoon onion powder
¼ teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon dried marjoram
¼ teaspoon dried basil
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon red pepper
salt to taste
Combine all ingredients together in a small bowl and mix together thoroughly, breaking up any cheese or herb clumps.
Allow sauce to rest thirty minutes to develop flavors.
Spread over pizza dough and prepare pizza as usual.
(Makes about 1 cup, tops 1 to 2 pizzas)