Healthy Pizza Sauce

This healthy pizza sauce has an amazing flavor and literally takes minutes to make with only 8 ingredients. This will definitely be the only homemade pizza sauce you will need.

Healthy Pizza Sauce

My family loves pizza and we always have on hand, whether it is homemade or storebought gluten-free vegan pizzas. My hubby bought Schar's Pizza Crust and so I decided to make some pizza sauce for it. I decided to whip up this incredibly tasty pizza sauce and let me tell you, it tasted better than any store brought pizza sauce,

The good thing is this pizza is made from scratch with ingredients readily stocked in most pantries. This simple pizza sauce is packed with flavor. Around the holidays I also love to make my Mediterranean Pumpkin Pizza and my  Jamaican Ackee Pizza

Best homemade pizza sauce being mixed in a white bowl

Healthy Pizza Sauce

This pizza sauce is great to have on hand, you can get to double or triple your recipe for a family night pizza dinner or a pizza party. You can even add this homemade pizza sauce to pasta and vegan cheese for a quick pasta dinner. It keeps refrigerated for up to 7 days so it is great for meal prep. It is vegan and gluten-free. 

Pizza Sauce has lots of tomatoes goodness, it includes tomato sauce and tomato paste, tomatoes are rich in Vitamin A, C, K. Vitamin A is great for eye-sight and for the skin. Vitamin C is great for wound healing, gum health and metabolizing fats. Vitamin K is good for the ability of the blood to clot. 

Tomato sauce also has a good source of manganese and potassium which are great for healthy bones and preventing muscle cramps. 

Tomato sauce contains 6 grams of fiber in each cup. Fiber helps with healthy digestion and bowel health.

Read more about the health benefits of tomatoes.

Pizza Sauce Ingredients

  • Tomato Sauce
  • Tomato Paste
  • Maple Syrup or Other Sweetener
  • Onion Powder
  • Garlic Powder
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Basil
  • Salt

How To Make Pizza Sauce?

  1. Place tomato sauce, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, basil onion powder, garlic powder, maple syrup, salt in a medium and mix to fully combine. 

homemade pizza sauce on a gluten-free pizza crust

Tips For Making Homemade Pizza Sauce

  1. You can add heat to your pizza sauce by adding cayenne pepper.
  2. Add fennel, chipotle pepper for another flavor profile.
  3. Add pressed garlic for more flavor. 

Pizza sauce on finished pizza crust with grated vegan cheese, sliced cherry tomatoes, red onion, pepper slices


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Nutrition

Energy:
20 kcal / 84 kJ
Carbs:
4 g
Per serving

Cooking Time

Preparation:
5 min
Ready in:
5 min
For:
10 Servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Place tomato sauce, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, basil onion powder, garlic powder, maple syrup, salt in a medium and mix to fully combine. 

Michelle Blackwood

Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.

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4 Comments
  1. Alexandra
    July 29, 2019

    the ingredients includes 1 can of tomato sauce. To clarify, is this store-bought tomato sauce, if so, do you have any suggestions? Are we okay to substitute actual tomatos instead, maybe 3-4 large tomatos?

    thanks in advance :)

    • Michelle Blackwood
      July 29, 2019

      Alexandra, I used the 365 Brand organic tomato sauce, I specifically used storebought because I wanted a quick and easy dump and mix recipe that didn’t require cooking, if you use fresh tomatoes then you will have to cook the sauce until you get the required thickness. I only made the recipe as written and would have to experiment with fresh tomatoes and make the necessary adjustments sometime in the future. If you try it and it works for you with fresh tomatoes, please let us know.

  2. Lana
    July 28, 2019

    Delish!!!