Simply Amazing Pizza Sauce

Published by Bonnie on

Pizza sauce is not hard to make, and the taste is well worth the extra minutes!

This is our easiest and tastiest recipe–indeed almost identical to the ones you would get in southern Italy.

Do this step during the last hour of your pizza dough’s cycle in the machine.

Simply Amazing Pizza Sauce

This recipe makes enough sauce for about 2 pizzas.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Author Bonnie Hershey


  • 2 TBL extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 can whole peeled tomatoes 2 pounds
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 3/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper


  • In a skillet on medium heat, warm the olive oil.
  • Crush tomatoes in your hand and add them to pan (with all the juices from can)
  • Add all other ingredients.
  • Cook over medium-low heat for about 40 minutes, until thickened.
  • Spread chunky sauce over pizza dough and add your other toppings!

Homemade pizza sauce


Bonnie Hershey currently serves as a business and nutrition coach with their business, Hershey Holistic Health. She holds an undergrad degree in education, and a certification in Practical Nutrition from the Northwest Academy of Practical Nutrition. She has over 20 years of leadership experience and enjoys encouraging others in their personal growth.

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