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Pizza sauce recipe

Pizza sauce from scratch in 20 minutes

Rachi Fernandopulle
Home made pizza sauce from scratch
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people


  • Pots and Pans
  • Cook top


  • 5 Tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp Oil Preferably olive oil
  • 3 tbsp Garlic chopped
  • 1 tsp Red chilli Chopped (optional)
  • 1 tsp Herbs Chopped ( Oregano)
  • 1/2 tsp Salt Table salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar White sugar
  • 1 tsp Balsamic vinegar


  • Boil a pot of water
  • Take the core off the tomatoes and mark a cross on the opposite side
  • When the pot of water is boiling, add the tomatoes in the water for 1 minute
  • Take it off the boiling water and plunge it in ice-cold water
  • Take off the skin of the tomatoes and roughly chop it in quarters. Blend it in a blender until smooth
  • Heat a pan on medium fire with 2 tbsp of oil
  • Add in onion, garlic, chilli and cook on a medium fire until soft
  • Add the blended tomatoes into the pan, add in the herbs, balsamic, salt and pepper and cook further for 5 minutes until reduced and have a thick consistency
  • Take it off the fire and cool down
  • Use this sauce as a pizza base. Click here to get my Homemade pizza recipe


Keyword Pizza sauce from scratch, Quick pizza sauce