Jane’s / Mama’s Rustic old school sauce


  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • Two cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 can peeled tomato
  • ¼ cup diced green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons basil
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup chicken stock. divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Add olive oil to heated pan.
  2. Add onions, green pepper and garlic with ½ cup of chicken stock and sauté 10 minutes until soft.
  3. Add tomato paste and one can of peeled tomatoes, press tomatoes until broken. Simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Add sugar and ½ cup of chicken stock, stir and bring to boil.
  5. Add basil and remove from heat, stir and wait 30 minutes before serving.
  6. Set aside to cool and add to pizza or store for later.