• Tomato pizza base sauce is one of those recipes – you don’t know how badly you need it until it’s time to make a pie from scratch. Fortunately, it’s not only very tasty, but very easy!

    Tomato pizza base sauce

    Serves: 2
    Cooking Time: 10 mins


    • 200g fresh tomatoes
    • small handful fresh basil leaves salt, to taste
    • 200g pomodoro tomatoes, drained and peeled
    • 30ml (2 tbsp) extra virgin olive oil



    Blanch the fresh tomatoes in boiling water, 2 minutes. Drain and peel.


    Place the tomatoes, basil, salt and pomodoro tomatoes in a food processor and blend roughly. Slowly add the olive oil, while the motor is running, until fully incorporated.


    Divide the sauce into 60ml (¼ cup) portions for the pizza bases.