Parmesan White Pizza Sauce

For a change from red pizza sauces, try this Parmesan- and chicken broth-based version. In just 15 minutes, you can have it ready to spread on the pizza crust.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 16

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/3
cup milk
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic in butter about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft. Stir in flour until blended.
  • 2 Gradually stir in broth, milk and basil. Cook about 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in cheese. Use immediately or store in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Expert Tips

Try this sauce on a pizza topped with chicken, mushrooms, caramelized onions and shredded fontina cheese.

Use half-and-half in place of milk, if you prefer.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
40
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
125mg
125%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.