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Pizza Sauce Substitute
10 votes


Yummy sauce for homemade pizza and you won't miss the tomato!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Other
  • 2 teaspoons sugar [or agave]
  • 1 teaspoons sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoons oregano powder
  • 3 drops anise flavoring
  • 1 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup water
How to make it:
  1. Working in a small bowl, mix dry spices and powders.
  2. Stir in anise flavoring.
  3. Stir in 1/2 c. water.
  4. With a rubber spatula, spread a thin layer on the pizza dough, concentrating it slightly around the edge.
  5. Add your pizza toppings and bake as usual.


  6. The sauce is very highly flavored, so a little goes a long way.
  7. I haven't tried variations with substitutes.
  8. This pizza sauce works like a charm, and my pizza-loving family raves over it.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Oregano2 N N B B N B N B
Paprika2 N N N N N N N N
Thyme2 N N N N N N N N
Basil2 N N N N N N N B
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Anise- N N A A N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 28, 2007 at 03:20 PM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 01, 2007 at 12:39 AM By: Don
    • Revised Oct 02, 2007 at 07:19 AM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 03, 2007 at 11:05 AM By: Don