Homemade Pizza Sauce

This sauce can be used on pretty much anything that requires tomato sauce but today we are going to use it as our Pizza Sauce.

Okay let me tell you, every-time I make this sauce I ask myself why didn’t I do this sooner. I never thought making my own pizza sauce would be this easy or quick. Call me late-to-the-party but it’s so easy it’s hard to even call this a recipe. It’s just a couple ingredients thrown into a pot and 30 minutes later, WAALAH! You have a delicious pizza sauce that you can use all week long!

I usually don’t keep this sauce for over a week in the refrigerator, it begins to get runny and lose it’s flavor. So if you have leftovers, use it in another recipe. I like to make Sausage Rotini with it so don’t limit this sauce to just pizza. Explore!

Homemade Pizza Sauce

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 28oz can of Crushed Tomatoes (I recommend vine ripened)

  • 3 garlic cloves, whole or minced

  • 1 bunch of fresh Basil (optional)

  • 1-2 tsp sugar (optional)


  • Put the crushed tomatoes, the garlic, and the fresh basil if using, in a pot on low heat.

  • Let it simmer for about 30 minutes to an hour, stirring occasionally.

  • If you like your sauce sweet, add the sugar.

  • Let cool and use as desired.


You can also use whole canned tomatoes and of course fresh vine tomatoes. Just crush and let simmer until desired consistency is achieved. Experiment, and have fun with it until you find what you enjoy!


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Christina is a wife and mother to three beautiful children. She holds a degree in culinary arts and is currently enrolled in Bible college to become that much more effective for the Kingdom. Her passions include working with teens, cooking, and all things avocado. She and her family currently reside in the country of Japan.

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