Some pizzas require a sauce with a little pizzazz. A plain pizza sauce is fine when you are making a pepperoni pizza or a cheese pizza. But when you make something a little fancier like Chicken and Artichoke Pizza, you need a sauce that can hold its own against the other flavors. That is when I make a chunky pizza sauce.
Making your own pizza sauce is quick and easy. I usually make the pizza sauce while I'm baking the pizza crust.
If you are looking for a really flavorful sauce, but dont' want it to be chunky, blend it to create a thick, but smoother pizza sauce. This recipe makes enough for one large pizza, double or triple the recipe if you are making several pizzas.
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- ½ teaspoon thyme
- ½ teaspoon basil
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon sugar
- dash pepper
- Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pot.
- Cook over a medium-high flame until it reaches a boil.
- Lower the flame and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Spread on pizza crust and prepare pizza according to directions.