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Easy Pizza Sauce with Tomato Paste

Easy Pizza Sauce with Tomato Paste

A simple pizza sauce with fresh herbs!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Servings 4


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 ¾ teaspoons onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 ½ teaspoons chopped fresh basil or ¾ teaspoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped oregano or ½ teaspoon dried
  • 2 – 8 ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 4 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 5 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup warm water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat a large pot over medium heat, add the olive oil and butter. Add the garlic and stir fry for a few seconds. Add onion powder, red pepper flakes, basil, and oregano. Stir a few times and add parmesan cheese, brown sugar, tomato sauce, tomato paste and water. Stir to combine and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for about 30 minutes and then use.