Pizza sauce

  • 1 ½ tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 500 g can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 ½  tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and saute for 10 seconds, then add tomato paste and stir garlic in.
  3. Cook and stir for 1 minute, spreading paste along the bottom of the pan and stirring while cooking.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in crushed tomatoes, oregano, fresh basil, and season with salt and pepper to taste. If using as a dip then heat sauce through.
  5. Spread over pizza dough or store in the fridge for up to 5 days or freeze up to 3 months.

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