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Easy Pizza Sauce Recipe

If you are making pizza take the time to try this Easy Pizza Sauce Recipe. Only 5 minutes and it kicks your pizza up a notch! YUM!

Pizza sauce in jar with basil and pepperoni

Every other Friday night at my house is Pizza night. We have perfected the homemade pizza. One of the things that really kicks our pizza flavor up is this homemade easy pizza sauce recipe. It takes only 5 minutes to make and adds a level of flair to a pizza that can’t be beaten.

If you are so used to store-bought that you find yourself asking, ” What can I use if I don’t have pizza sauce?”, this easy homemade pizza sauce recipe is perfect!


What you Need

tomato paste, tomato sauce, and spices on cutting board

To make your own homemade pizza sauce you need a few pantry staples

  • Tomato Sauce
  • Tomato Paste
  • Italian Seasoning blend ( you can make your own.)
  • dried oregano
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • garlic salt
  • black pepper
  • sugar

How to make easy pizza sauce

tomato sauce & tomato paste in bowl

In a bowl mix together the tomato sauce and the tomato paste until there are no lumps.

Spices going into tomato sauce

Add in all of the spices and stir to mix the sauce together.

Easy pizza sauce mixed in bowl

Give your sauce a taste. If you want, you can add some more seasonings to make the sauce your own, or just use it as you would any store-bought pizza sauce. This makes the best pizza sauce! My kids love it when we make some for with breadsticks or mozzarella sticks.

How Much

red pizza sauce on pizza crust

This recipe makes enough sauce for roughly 2 – 14″ pizzas. You can easily double this recipe if needed. Try this delicious Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe if you are making homemade pizza!

Specialty Diets

This sauce is naturally gluten-free, vegan, & nut-free as long as you double-check your spices to avoid contamination.

If you are on one of the many diets avoiding sugar you can omit, or use coconut sugar. You could even use a sugar substitute.


pizza sauce in jar with spoon on cutting board with basil, pepperoni, cheese and crust in background.

This sauce is best made fresh when needed. If you have leftover sauce store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

If you are premaking pizzas for the freezer, you can freeze this sauce just fine. It is so easy to make there is no need for individual recipes or appetizers.

Other Pizza Recipes

We love pizza! Check out these other recipes to make your pizza night a success.

Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce

If you are making pizza take the time to try this Easy Pizza Sauce Recipe. Only 5 minutes and it kicks your pizza up a notch! YUM!
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Prep Time:5 minutes
Total Time:5 minutes



  • Mix tomato paste and sauce together in a bowl until well combined.
  • Add in the spices and mix well.
  • Use on your favorite pizza or with breadsticks (YUM!)
  • Makes enough sauce for 2 – 14" round pizzas


Calories: 13kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 294mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg
Servings: 24 Servings
Calories: 13kcal
Author: Amanda Carlisle

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