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Homemade Pizza Sauce

Pizza sauce is easy to make and like many things, homemade is always better. You can use this tomato pizza sauce as a base recipe and you can tweak the recipe to your taste, for example using different herbs, adding chilli, or even adding other vegetables like mushroom or peppers. 


Recipe

  • Makes 2-3 Pizzas

Ingredients

  • Onion – 1 medium
  • Garlic clove – 1
  • Chopped plum tomatoes – 400g/14oz tin San Marzano if possible
  • Dried oregano – 2 tsp
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sugar, salt and pepper to taste

See here our recipe for Homemade Pizza Base to complete the pairing.

Onion – 1 medium Garlic clove – 1 Chopped plum tomatoes – 400g/14oz tin San Marzano if possible Dried oregano – 2 tsp Extra virgin olive oil Sugar, salt and pepper to taste

Method

Chop your onions and garlic fairly fine. Fry the onions in your extra virgin olive oil until they are softened and glassy. Add the tomatoes and garlic then simmer slowly until it has thickened. For an extra rich flavour, try using roasted tomatoes

Season the sauce with your dried oregano, a little sugar and salt and pepper to your taste. 

When your sauce is ready, dollop it on your pizza base and swirl it around with the back of a spoon. 

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See here our recipe for Homemade Pizza Base and Easy Margarita Pizza using this sauce.