canning pizza sauce

Pizza Sauce

  By Mindvolt  ,

August 22, 2023

  • Yields: 5 Pints
canning pizza sauce


1WASH fresh tomatoes. Scald 3 minutes in boiling water. Dip into cold water. Cut out cores, remove skins and puree to smooth consistency in blender or food processor. This should yield about 10 cups tomatoes. If using canned tomatoes, drain liquid.

2COMBINE pureed tomatoes, sugar and Mrs. Wages® Pizza Sauce Mix in a large non-reactive saucepan. Do not use aluminum. Bring mixture to a boil. Stir occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer 25 minutes. Stir occasionally. Pizza Sauce is ready!

3Serve. Use immediately or pour into containers and let cool. Store covered in refrigerator up to 1 week.

4Freeze. Pour into freeze-safe containers and let cool. Store covered in freezer up to 1 year. Store thawed product in refrigerator up to 1 week.

5Can. Prepare home canning jars and lids according to manufacturer’s instructions for sterilized jars. Pour hot sauce into clean hot pint canning jars, leaving 1-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles, wipe rim and cap each jar as it is filled. Process jars for 40 minutes* in boiling water bath canner. Turn off heat, carefully remove canner lid, and let jars stand for 5 minutes in canner. Remove jars. Let jars sit undisturbed to cool at room temperature for 12-24 hours. Test jars for airtight seals according to manufacturer’s directions. If jars do not completely seal, refrigerate and consume within 1 week. Use shelf-stable product within 1 year.


Approximately 6 lb. fresh, fully ripe tomatoes

Mrs. Wages® Pizza Sauce Tomato Seasoning Mix

Mix for 5 pints

5 Tbsp granulated sugar


Mrs. Wages® Safety notes:
For canning safety, always consider your local altitude when calculating accurate processing times. Read this USDA guide for proper food safety and canning processing guidelines or consult the National Center for Home Food Preservation’s Guide 1 Principles of Home Canning. Also, prepare and process home canning jars and lids according to manufacturer’s instructions for sterilized jars. Keep jars hot.

Unless otherwise noted, user-submitted recipes have not been tested by the Mrs. Wages'® test kitchen and are not endorsed by the Mrs. Wages® brand or by KPFG. For more information, please read the legal notice.

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