Tomato sauce for pizza

Making a sauce for pizza is simple and fun. All you need is a few basic ingredients and a little time.


  • 2-4 lbs plump tomatoes, cored and cubed
  • ½ onion, chopped small
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1- clove of garlic, minced
  • 2-3 Tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  • Olive oil
  • Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • Dutch oven or large pot
  • Trenched cutting board
  • Large bowl
  • Wood spoon


  1. Core and dice the tomatoes on a trenched cutting board. Save the cut tomatoes and the juice in a large bowl.
  2. Coat the bottom of the Dutch oven or large pot with olive oil and saute the chopped onion over a medium low heat until they have turned soft and translucent. (about 10 minutes)
  3. Add the minced garlic.
  4. Add the tomatoes, a few additional touches of olive oil and simmer for ½ to 3 hours.
  5. Add Parmesan, basil, salt & pepper to taste.
Re: Tomato sauce for pizza

This recipe is easy and really good, but I gave your Radicchio pancetta pizza a try and have fallen in love. My nieces and nephews love this one and then I make the radicchio for the adults. Everyone ends up happy.

Re: Tomato sauce for pizza