2 pizzas

Cooking time

20 minutes



How To Make Homemade Pizza Sauce

Pizza sauce is easy and fun to do at home, it also tastes a lot better than sauce from a jar! This recipe creates a beautiful sauce with enhanced flavours that make your pizzas pop. You can increase the yield by doubling the recipe.

  • 2 tbsp The Good Oil
  • 1 brown onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • ¼ cup red wine (optional)
  • 1 x 400g can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tsp dried oregano or dried italian herbs
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • Heat The Good Oil in a medium saucepan or deep frypan over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic with a pinch of salt for about 4 minutes until soft.
  • Add tomato paste and wine (if using) and cook stirring for about 2 minutes. Stir in crushed tomatoes, dried herbs and sugar.
  • Bring to a gentle simmer and cook, uncovered, on a low-medium heat for about 15 minutes, until thickened and reduced. Stir occasionally. Stir through balsamic vinegar and season to taste.
  • The longer it cooks, the more flavour it will develop.
  • Allow to cool before spreading on bases.

Makes enough for two pizza bases. Use in conjunction with our Homemade Pizza Dough and Margherita Pizza.

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