Pizza Sauce

Prep time: 30 minutes


  • 2 tbs minced fresh basil (optional)
  • 1 tbs dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 c dry white wine
  • 1/4 c minced onion
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 1/2 chopped, crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tbs tomato paste


Steep dried herbs in wine for at leasdt 15 minutes.

Over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in olive oil until the onions are translucent, stirring frequently. Add the tomatoes and paste, then the herbs and wine. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat, and puree in a blender until smooth. Return to pan and simmer without cover until sauce thickens.

For a sweeter sauce, use sweet white wine and add a teaspoon of sugar.

This recipe can be multiplied and put in pint jars for later use.