Pizza Sauce From Scratch is a simple 15 minute recipe that makes pizza night SO MUCH tastier. Combining sautéed onions and garlic with diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and just the right seasonings makes this the secret sauce for all future pizza parties! Absolutely delicious!
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword homemade pizza sauce, pizza sauce from scratch
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 20minutes
Author Sue Ringsdorf
30oz.fire-roasted diced tomatoes
1 ½Tablespoonstomato paste
1teaspoonred pepper flakes
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper- to taste
Sauté veggies. In a sauce pan over medium-high heat, add olive oil and diced onions. Sauté until softened, about 3-4 minutes. Then add garlic and stir for 30 seconds or so.
Add remaining ingredients. Add the diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and seasonings, and simmer for about 10 minutes or so.
Blend. You can choose to puree the sauce with an immersion blender (or regular blender) or leave it chunky style. That’s up to how you like your sauce!
Storing – Store this sauce in an airtight container in your refrigerator for up to two weeks.
Freezing – Freeze pizza sauce in an airtight container or freezer bag for up to two months. To use, set in refrigerator for a day to thaw or use your microwave on a defrost setting.