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How to Make Pizza Sauce

This is the complete guide to how to make pizza sauce. Pizza is nothing without the perfect sauce and I've got the recipe for how to make pizza sauce which has amazing flavour and keeps your pizza base perfectly crisp.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 pizzas
Calories 226kcal


  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 3 Cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 400g tin Chopped Tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano


  • Heat the olive oil over a medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, plenty of salt and 40ml of water. Once the water has evaporated pour in the tin of tomatoes and cook down until it's almost dry.
  • Mix in the tomato puree, chilli powder and oregano and leave to cook a little more until it has a thick consistency. Tip out onto a plate and allow to cool.


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Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 325IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg