Cincinnati Style Sweet Pizza Sauce Recipe

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Cincinnati Style Sweet Pizza Sauce Recipe

Cincinnati, Ohio is famous for its sweet chilies, and also its sweet pizza sauce. If you have been there, you have surely experienced this taste treat. However, it can be pretty hard to find anywhere else. That is why you need this sweet pizza sauce recipe, to allow you to make it at home. Once you start using this sauce, there is a pretty good chance you will stop ordering pizza.

Try a bread machine pizza dough with this sauce to cut back on prep time, and do not skimp on the sweetness! If you have been looking for the perfect sweet pizza sauce recipe, this is the one for you. It makes a lot, so be prepared to freeze some sauce in individual packets for later use. It is a handy way to have pizza ingredients available when you need them.

Cincinnati’s Famous Sweet Pizza Sauce Recipe

Ingredients –

1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 twenty-eight ounce can tomato puree
1 teaspoon dried onions, minced
½ teaspoon dried oregano
½ teaspoon dried basil
½ teaspoon dried thyme
¼ teaspoon dried parsley
¼ teaspoon salt
3 cloves garlic, minced
½ tablespoon carrot, minced
1 tablespoon honey
1 ½ tablespoons dark brown sugar
ground black pepper to taste


Heat oil to medium in a large pot and add tomato puree carefully to avoid splattering.

Add all other ingredients and simmer on low heat, stirring regularly, for half an hour to one hour, until sauce reaches preferred consistency.

Allow to cool to room temperature, and then spread on pizza.

(Makes sauce for 6 to 8 pizzas)


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