Pizza Sauce

Fresh mixed pizza sauce with garlic salt and powder and dried oregano.

This homemade pizza sauce recipe offers a rich and flavorful base for your pizza, with a perfect balance of herbs and spices. It begins with a blend of tomato sauce and tomato paste, creating a thick and smooth foundation. The addition of dried oregano adds a classic Italian flavor, while onion powder and garlic powder contribute depth and savoriness. Freshly ground black pepper introduces a subtle heat, and granulated sugar is included to balance the acidity of the tomatoes, enhancing the overall taste. Whisking these ingredients together ensures a well-integrated and smooth sauce. Once prepared, the sauce can be immediately spread over your pizza dough for a delicious, homemade pizza experience. Alternatively, if not used right away, the sauce can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week, making it a convenient option for future pizza-making sessions. This recipe is simple yet effective, guaranteeing a delightful sauce that will elevate any homemade pizza.


Yield: Enough for 1 large pizza

  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine tomato sauce, tomato paste, dried oregano, onion powder, garlic powder, garlic salt, black pepper, and sugar.
  2. Whisk the ingredients together until fully combined and smooth.
  3. The sauce is now ready to use for your pizza. Spread evenly on your pizza dough.
  4. If not using immediately, transfer the sauce to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to one week.