This simple Fire Roasted Tomato Pizza Sauce is a fun take on traditional pizza sauce. In it fire-roasted tomatoes cook with sautéed onions, garlic, herbs and wine. A deliciously robust sauce for your pizza or appetizer dippers.
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword fire roasted tomatoes, homemade, pizza, pizza sauce
Prep Time 10mins
Cook Time 15mins
Total Time 25mins
Author Laurie McNamara
1tablespoonlight olive oil
1/2cupfinely diced yellow onion
1pinchkosher saltmore or less to taste
2clovesminced fresh garlic
1/4cupdry white wine
1(15 ounce) cancrushed fire-roasted tomatoes
Heat olive oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-low heat. Add in diced onion, a pinch of kosher salt and sauté until soft and translucent. About 5 to 8 minutes.
Then add in the dried oregano, basil, tomato paste and minced garlic. Cook for 2 minutes to caramelize and cook the garlic before pouring in the white wine. Simmer for 2 to 4 minutes until reduced.
Add in the crushed tomatoes, a pinch of sugar and 1/2 a can (about 3/4 cup) water. Stir and simmer, uncovered for 12 to 15 minutes. Taste and season with 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste.