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Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe

This homemade pizza sauce recipe is the real authentic Italian way to make it and is beyond easy to make with only 3 ingredients.
Course sauces
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 21kcal

Ingredients

  • 28 ounce can San Marzano tomatoes
  • 8-10 roughly chiffonade fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

Instructions

  • Add the tomatoes to a food processor and pulse on high about 20 to 25 times. The tomatoes should be smoother but still with some chunks. If you do not have a food processor you can use a blender or a food mill.
  • Mix in the basil and salt and serve.

Notes

Chef Notes:
  • Make-Ahead: You can make this recipe up to 2 days ahead of time.
 
  • How to Store: Cover and keep in the refrigerator for up to 6 days. Cover and freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator for 1 day before using.
 
  • Having limited access to fresh san Marzano tomatoes in the states, I prefer to use canned.
 
  • If you want to use fresh Roma tomatoes or whole peeled canned tomatoes add a little sugar to them so that they can match the flavor of San Marzano tomatoes.

Nutrition

Calories: 21kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 281mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 156IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg