Homemade Pizza Sauce


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Homemade Pizza Sauce is so easy to make! Grab yourself a few pantry ingredients, and you can make the best pizza sauce right at home.

Homemade Pizza Sauce in a pan.

Friday nights are pizza night at our house. Are they at yours? Sometimes we order take-out, and other times we use our Homemade Pizza Dough along with this Pizza Sauce Recipe to make custom pizzas. Homemade is always so tasty and does not take much effort.

Simple pizza sauce on a spoon

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How to Make Pizza Sauce From Scratch
It’s actually as simple as opening a can, adding some seasonings, and then simmering for about 30 minutes. So very easy!

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How long is Pizza Sauce Good For?
You can store pizza sauce in an airtight container for up to one week. I like to warm mine in the microwave before using if I have chilled.

Can I Freeze Pizza Sauce?
Sure you can! Go ahead and place the sauce in an airtight container and freeze for up to 2 months.

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Ingredients to Make Homemade Pizza Sauce

  • San Marzano tomatoes
  • Minced Garlic
  • Olive Oil
  • Oregano
  • Salt

Ingredients to make homemade pizza sauce

How to Make Homemade Pizza Sauce

In a medium saucepan, add the oil and place over medium heat. Then, add the garlic and cook for several minutes.

Oil and garlic in a sauce pan

Now, add the can of crushed tomatoes, salt, and oregano to pan and bring to a boil.

Homemade Pizza Sauce in a pan
You will now want to reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

No fail pizza sauce in a small pan

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Homemade Pizza Sauce

By: Jen CIncyshopper


  • 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 Garlic cloves minced
  • 1 28-ounce can San Marzano tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Oregano


  • In a medium saucepan heat oil on medium.
  • Cook garlic in pan for several minutes.
  • Add crushed tomatoes, juices, salt, and oregano to pan and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
  • Makes enough sauce for at least 4 pizzas.
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About Jen Cincyshopper

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  1. Came across this recipe in my search for pizza sauce. My family and i loved it! It worked great freezing the leftovers for another night :-)