Homemade Pizza Sauce with Olive Oil


This is a delicious pizza sauce, quick and easy, and everyone who has it loves it. The olive oil near the end preserves its flavor.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (28 ounce) can tomato puree

  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Bring tomato puree, diced tomatoes, garlic, brown sugar, Italian seasoning, basil, and red pepper flakes to a boil in a large saucepan. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered until sauce is thickened, about 30 minutes. Stir olive oil into tomato sauce and simmer until hot, 1 to 2 minutes more.

Cook's Note:

If you don't want chunks of tomatoes in your sauce, use crushed tomatoes instead of diced.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

115 Calories
5g Fat
15g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 115
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 546mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 19mg 95%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 582mg 12%

* 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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