Vine's home made pizza sauce recipe


·         3 Large Cloves of Garlic Finely chopped,

·         1 Medium Onion, Diced

·         2 - 3 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil,

·         2 Tins Diced Tomatoes/ 10 Diced Tomatoes,

·         175ml Red Wine,

·         Handful Fresh Basil, Finely Chopped, If dried 1 Tbsp,

·         Handful Fresh Oregano, Finely Chopped, If dried 1 Tbsp,

·         2 Bay leaves,

·         2 Tbsp Tomato Puree,


1.      Heat the Olive oil in a Large frying pan/Skillet until very hot.

2.      Add onions and stir until soft and slightly brown.Turn down the heat and add the garlic and Red wine. Leave for 1-2 mins.

3.      Add tomatoes, basil, oregano, and bay leaves, turn the heat down and leave to simmer for approx 5 mins stirring occasionally. If using fresh tomatoes allow them to reduce slowly, this will take approx 20 mins.

4.      Once mixture has simmered add puree and stir in, simmer for a further 5 mins.

5.      Remove from the heat and cool. Sauce can be refrigerated for use later on, If using for Pizza topping use a blender until smooth and spread on pizza using the back of a spoon. If using for bolognese, brown mince and add when ready.