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Tomato sauce for pizza • an easy recipe that always works

cooking time Difficulty level enough for
12 minutes easy 5 people


Preparing pizza sauce is one of the easiest steps for any average cook. Prepare it using a few simple ingredients in the base of course - fresh tomatoes. Right before the recipe.

Tomato sauce for pizza • an easy recipe that always works
Tomatoes with some ingredients

Easy homemade pizza sauce recipe

It's easy to prepare, fast and delicious! Successful tomato sauce is the foundation of any pizza, and no pizza is perfect without it. The following recipe for pizza sauce is a very successful and easy recipe that goes with any pizza dough.

Ingredients for making pizza sauce:

Large or medium-sized pizza sauce ingredients

  • 3 large tomatoes / can tomatoes cut into cubes.
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • 3 crushed garlic cloves.
  • A handful of fresh basil.
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar.
  • 1 teaspoon salt.
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste.
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano.

to prepare

  1. Using a sharp knife, cut an X-shape at the bottom of each tomato. In a medium saucepan with boiling water, we will boil the tomatoes for 10 minutes. Transfer the tomatoes to a bowl of cold water and wait about two minutes. Peel and grate the squash and cut it in half.
  2. In a wide, deep frying pan, heat the olive oil, saute the mashed garlic for about half a minute, add the tomatoes to the pan and simmer over medium heat for about two minutes.
  3. Add the rest of the sauce ingredients (basil and spices) to the pan, mix well, leave for another 2 minutes and remove the sauce from the heat.
  4. Pour the pizza sauce over the dough and roll it out in a circular motion, don't forget to leave the edges of the dough clean of the sauce.

Some tips for making a successful pizza sauce

Keep it simple: When making pizza sauce, whatever it adds detracts - try to stick to the ingredients for the sauce written in the recipe and don't add the ingredients yourself, if you want to upgrade the sauce, add fresh or dried herbs.

Also suitable for children: the recipe is basic and also suitable for children, you can abandon the oregano and reduce the amount of garlic a little to get a delicious pizza sauce that is not very strong in taste.

Freeze it: When making pizza sauce, it is recommended to make a large amount of it and freeze it, so the next time you make a homemade pizza, the sauce will be ready to use. Pizza sauce can be stored in an airtight container or freezer bag for weeks or even months.