Add a burst of fall flavor to homemade pizza or bowls of cooked pasta with this easy-to-make sage-infused pumpkin sauce.
Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipes
I will never shame you for buying pre-made pizza sauce, but I promise that you will taste the difference when you make your own.
Start with my no-cook marinara sauce, which takes five measly minutes to make and is my go-to for Margheritas and most other red sauce pizzas. If you have more time or like a sweeter, richer sauce (like the ones you get at New York pizzerias), this cooked-down tomato sauce is guaranteed to please. And then, while we're in the red sauce category, do yourself a favor and try my BBQ pizza sauce, which is a fan favorite for good reason.
In more of a green- or white-sauce mood? This is my favorite pesto recipe so far, and this zucchini pizza sauce is a revelation. As for white sauces, you can't go wrong with genius cream sauce or the herbed ricotta from my tomato and peach pizza.
Guess what? White pizza doesn't have to mean globs of ricotta or gluey, alfredo-like sauces. It can (nay, should) be vibrant and elegant, bursting with flavor from tender vegetables, nutty-sweet aged cheeses, salty meats — and just a drizzle of heavy cream. I am obsessed with this simple white pizza recipe, and once you master […]
Complete with from-scratch pizza dough and dump-and-stir marinara sauce, this easy recipe is your go-to template for homemade pizza night . . . any day of the week.
This marinara sauce is as summery as it gets, made with grilled ripe tomatoes, extra-virgin olive oil, salt, garlic, and dried chile flakes. Pro tip: Whip up a double batch when tomatoes are growing in the garden, then freeze it to enjoy when the warm months are long gone.
Meet your new favorite pizza sauce! This rich, flavor-packed Roasted Tomato Pizza Sauce requires only four main ingredients, a few quick minutes of prep, and 30 minutes of hands-off roasting time.
Pesto pizza is a great way to sneak a serving of greens into your family's meals. Master this easy mint and arugula pesto sauce, and you're halfway there!
Here are my four favorite pizza sauce recipes, all in one place. Bookmark this post, along with my pizza dough round-up, and you'll have everything you need to create your very own masterpieces. The pizza-bilities are endless!
I don't recall having a lemonade stand when I was in elementary school, but I do remember sitting behind a card table in our cul-de-sac during summer break, waving shyly to our neighbors over a pyramid of club-size zucchini. "Sell, sell, sell!" my mom would shout from the kitchen window. The same three neighbors would […]
A springy beet pesto pizza to power you through the grayest of days. (Pro tip: you'll want to use this pesto sauce on all the things!)
You won't find an easier or more flavorful pizza sauce than this no-cook marinara sauce. Simply combine five ingredients in a bowl, then stir them all together. That's it!
Classic pesto is a great red sauce pizza alternative throughout the year. But in spring and early summer, I swear by this garlic scape pesto, balanced with fresh mint from the garden and toasted pistachios.
Some purists argue that barbecue sauce has no place on pizza, but after one bite of a pie topped with my homemade Barbecue Pizza Sauce (like this one, for instance), I'm pretty sure I could get them all in my corner.
This slow-simmered New York style pizza sauce was one of the first sauces I developed for Thursday Night Pizza. Because it is cooked down on the stove for 1 to 2 hours, it has a denser, smoother texture and deeper, richer flavor than my no-cook sauce, and it holds up especially well to heavier toppings […]