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Quick and Easy Pizza Sauce for Homemade PIZZA

Demetra Overton
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 15 ounces


  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • t tablespoons of tomato paste
  • one 15 ounce can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon of granulated white sugar optional
  • 2 - 3 leaves of fresh basil


  • Heat olive oil in a large saucepan
  • Crush the garlic and add it to the pan
  • Add the tomato paste to the pan and saute for about a minute
  • Pour in the crushed tomatoes
  • Stir in the salt, oregano, red pepper flakes and sugar ( if you're using those)
  • Simmer the sauce for 15 to 20 minutes
  • Turn off the heat
  • Remove the garlic cloves
  • Tear the basil leaves and stir them into the sauce