Prep time 5 minutes

Cook time 15 mintues


1 can (6 oz.) Contadina® Tomato Paste, about 2/3 cup

1/2 cup water

1 tsp. dried oregano, crushed

1 tsp. dried basil, crushed

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. onion powder

1/2 tsp. sugar

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl; mix well.

  2. Set aside about 15 minutes for flavors to develop.

VARIATION:  To make Parmesan Pizza Sauce, prepare recipe as directed, except stir in 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese.

TIP:  To develop a richer, sweet tomato flavor, heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil in a small saucepan over medium heat.  Add tomato paste and cook, stirring constantly, about 1 to 2 minutes, until paste browns slightly.  Remove from heat and use paste as directed in the recipe. 

NOTE:  Recipe can be doubled using a 12 oz. can of tomato paste or two 6 oz. cans.

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