Pizza sauce vs pasta sauce: Which one to choose?

– The primary difference between pizza sauce and pasta sauce is the cooking method.
– Pizza sauce is uncooked, while pasta sauce is slow-cooked.
– Pizza sauce is layered between uncooked dough and unheated cheese, while pasta sauce is added to cooked pasta.
– Cooking pizza sauce once results in a fresher tomato flavor.
– Pizza sauce has a higher concentration of tomato paste, while pasta sauce often combines tomato paste with water to create a “tomato puree.”
– Pizza sauce typically has simpler ingredients such as garlic, oregano, basil, and olive oil.
– Pasta sauce can have additional ingredients such as olives, onions, peppers, salt, sugar, and meats.

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