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Basic Pizza Sauce


This basic pizza sauce is as easy to make as opening a can of store-bought pizza sauce. All you need is one bowl and common ingredients you already have in your kitchen. The minimal effort required to make this sauce is worth it to amp up the flavor of your pizza.

Basic Pizza Sauce

This sauce is quick and easy and can be made in one bowl. It is a simple way to amp up the flavor in any pizza recipe.
Servings 2 12″ pizzas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • Mixing bowl
  • Measuring spoons


  • 15 oz can of tomato sauce
  • 6 oz can of tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast optional
  • 2 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper


  • In a medium mixing bowl stir together tomato sauce, tomato paste, olive oil, and nutritional yeast if using.
    basic pizza sauce
  • Add the remaining ingredients (Italian seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper and mix well.
    basic pizza sauce
  • Use it on pizza or store in the fridge for up to two weeks.
    basic pizza sauce


The consistency of the pizza sauce will thicken in the fridge so please allow it to come to room temperature or reheat in the microwave before using it on pizza.
Course: Sauces
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Easy Recipe, Homemade Staples, pizza, Quick & Easy, Sauce

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