Delicious Recipes for Classic Pizza Sauce

Pizza Sauce

Everyone can easily like pizza with the various crusts and toppings to choose from. You can even change the sauces. Red sauces of different kinds and white sauces too. If you are tired of buying pizza sauces in a jar or package and trying to make your own just is not working out right, try some classic sauce recipes the next time you make a pizza.

Recipe #1:

Ingredients:

  • ½ a minced onion
  • 1 or more cloves of garlic that are finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons of olive or vegetable oil (more can be added)
  • 1 16oz. can of tomato sauce
  • 1 6oz. can of tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar to take the bitterness out of the tomato (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon of salt

Mince the onions and garlic and saute in olive oil until onions are clear and tender. Add the rest of the ingredients to the skillet and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes. This makes enough sauce for 2 pizzas. It is also great for breadsticks and calzones.

Recipe #2:

Ingredients:

  • 1 15oz. can of tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of oregano
  • 1 tablespoon of basil
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon of onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • ½ teaspoon of pepper

Combine ingredients into a small saucepan and cook over low heat. Makes 2 pizzas with your choice of toppings.

Recipe #3:

Ingredients:

  • 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of tomato puree (tomato paste)
  • 1 14oz. can of chopped tomatoes
  • Seasoning

Chop onion and garlic and put in the microwave for 5 minutes. Transfer to a saucepan and add the tomato puree mixing them together. Add the canned tomatoes and seasonings of your choice and bring to a boil. Let it simmer for about 15-20 minutes until it has reached a jammy consistency.

Recipe #4:

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 28 ounces canned whole cooked tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Warm olive oil and garlic over medium heat. Stir and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add drained and seeded tomatoes along with salt, pepper, oregano, and basil, then stir and cook for 15-20 minutes until thick enough to spread over pizza dough.

Recipe #5:

Ingredients:

  • 2 6oz. cans of tomato paste
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 3 tablespoons of dried parsley flakes
  • 4 teaspoons of dried onion flakes
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil
  • 2 cups of water

Combine tomato paste, garlic, parsley flakes, onion, oregano, basil and water in a 2 quart saucepan. Cook over medium high heat until mixture boils. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.

Whether you’re looking to try something new, or are tired of jar sauces, these recipes can change the way you eat pizza. They are easy to make and can be used for breadsticks and calzones as well.

 

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