Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce


Learn how to make pizza sauce like at pizzerias. The thickness of this homemade pizza sauce is regulated by the amount of water used; it should be somewhat viscous.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 10 mins
2 1/2 cups


  • 1 ½ cups water

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ tablespoon dried oregano

  • ½ tablespoon dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Mix together water, tomato paste, and olive oil in a large bowl or jar. Add garlic, oregano, basil, rosemary, salt, and pepper; mix well.

  2. Let sauce stand for several hours to let flavors blend. No cooking is necessary; just spread on dough.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

104 Calories
10g Fat
5g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 104
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 170mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 5mg 26%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 234mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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