Homemade Pizza Sauce


  • 4   garlic cloves, pressed
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) dried oregano
  • 1 can (28 oz or 796 mL) Italian plum tomatoes, undrained
  •  Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Combine pressed garlic, oil, red pepper flakes, basil and oregano in large saucepan. Cook over medium heat 1-2 minutes. Add tomatoes with their juices to saucepan. Use Mix ‘N Chop to chop tomatoes in pan.  

  2. Cook, stirring occasionally, 25-35 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.  


  • 2 cups (500 mL)   servings of 2 tbsp / 30 mL 

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 25, Total Fat 2 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 180 mg, Carbohydrate 2 g, Fiber 0 g, Protein 0 g

Cook's Tips:

1/2 cup/125 mL – 1 cup/250 mL sauce for one large crust pizza

This sauce also tastes great as a dipping sauce for cheese sticks. Store remaining sauce in refrigerator for up to 1 week or freeze sauce for up to 6 months.

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