This homemade pizza sauce recipe is so easy to make and is the best pizza sauce ever! With a few pantry ingredients, 5 minutes of time you have the easiest pizza sauce ever that you can use right away or freeze to use later!
Homemade Pizza Sauce
Homemade Pizza sauce is the way to go! Homemade pizza sauce is so much better than the jarred sauce and it so so easy to make. With simple pantry ingredients that you probably have on hand already to make this homemade pizza sauce recipe.
I have always just grabbed a can of pizza sauce from the grocery store whenever I wanted to have pizza night and making pizza at home, even when making my homemade pizza dough. One day my daughter really wanted my cauliflower pizza. I started making it without checking to see if I had all my ingredients and realized I forgot to restock my cans of pizza sauce. Thankfully I had all the simple ingredients needed to make this no cook pizza sauce recipe that a friend of mine had shared with me a while back.
This easy homemade pizza sauce recipe is made with basic ingredients and has the best flavor. This no-cook pizza sauce takes just a few minutes (about 5 minutes total) to make and has the best flavor ever. Then you are ready to put it on your pizza crust and then make your pizza with your favorite pizza toppings. I originally shared this pizza sauce recipe a few years ago but it was time for some new photos to be done of the easiest pizza sauce recipe I have ever made.
Having homemade pizza sauce on hand is perfect for all of our favorite pizza-themed recipes. I know our kids love pizza any night of the week, and this makes it simple to create even if I don’t have a jar of sauce on hand. This stores well in the refrigerator for up to a week. That means, it makes a great option for making early in the week for your kids to make homemade pizza every day when they get home from school!
If you have never made homemade pizza sauce then once you make it for the first time and realize just how easy it is to make, you won’t go back to using jarred sauce. I will not be buying pizza sauce anymore after my whole family loved this pizza sauce recipe and I am sure after you try it you won’t be either!
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Tips for Making Homemade Pizza
You need the best homemade pizza crust and the best pizza sauce recipe. Make your homemade pizza crust, top it with this easy homemade pizza sauce and then add on your toppings.
Spread the sauce evenly and generously. You want to be able to taste the rich tomato flavors of the sauce with every bite you take of the pizza.
Allow the pizza to cool for 5-10 minutes after baking. Pizza comes out of the oven hot, so it is important to let it cool enough that you do not burn your mouth.
Pizza topping Ideas
When you are making homemade pizza there are lots of great topping choices. I like to make personal pizzas so the kids can add the toppings to their pizza that they want. If you are looking for pizza topping ideas check out some of our favorites.
- green peppers
- shredded chicken
- Turkey Pepperoni
How much sauce does this make?
This easy pizza sauce recipe makes 2 cups of homemade Pizza Sauce, which is enough for 2 large pizzas.
Can I double this recipe?
Yes! It is very easy to double the recipe and make it so you have it on hand for whenever you need it. Yes it only takes 5 minutes to make but sometimes it is easier to make a large batch of sauce and store it in the freezer until you are going to use it so you don’t have to worry about it later.
How to Store Pizza Sauce?
After making pizza sauce at home you can store it in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
Can you freeze pizza sauce?
Yes, you can freeze pizza sauce. After making the pizza sauce allow it to cool completely and then pour the pizza sauce into a zip-close freezer bag, label it and place it in the freezer. To thaw you can put it in the freezeeer over night or you can dump the contents into a pot and heat up oveeer medium heat on the stove. This easy pizza sauce recipe will keep in the freezer for up to 6 months.
Homemade Pizza Sauce Ingredients
- tomato paste
- olive oil
- kosher salt
- garlic powder
- onion powder
- Italian Seasoning
- red pepper flakes (optional)
How to make Homemade Pizza Sauce
In a large mixing bowl mix the tomato paste, water, olive oil, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, and red pepper flakes if using them.
Mix all ingredients with a whisk until they are all mixed well.
Set aside until pizza crust is done.
Use on pizza crust as you would use.
Easy Pizza Recipes
- Homemade Pepperoni Pizza
- Heart Shaped Pizza
- Portobello Mushroom Pizza
- Zucchini Pizza Bites
- Candy Cane Pizza
- Cauliflower Pizza crust
Amazing Homemade Pizza Sauce
- In a bowl mix the tomato paste, water, olive oil, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes is using them.
- Mix all ingredients with a whisk until they are all mixd well. Set aside until pizza crust is done.
3 SmartPoints per serving on Weight Watchers FreeStyle