Tombstone Pizza Sauce Recipe


Pizza sauce is a crucial component to a delicious pizza. If you want to create a classic pizza taste like Tombstone, you’re in luck. This recipe will show you how to make a simple and flavorful tomato sauce for your pizzas.


  • 1 can (28 ounces) of whole peeled tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add minced garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Pour in the can of whole peeled tomatoes, breaking them up with a wooden spoon.
  4. Add the dried basil, oregano, sugar, salt, and pepper to the pan.
  5. Bring the sauce to a simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Remove the sauce from heat and let it cool for a few minutes.
  7. Blend the sauce until it reaches your desired consistency.
  8. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.

Your Tombstone-style pizza sauce is now ready to be used on your favorite pizza crust. This recipe makes enough sauce for 2 large pizzas. You can store leftover sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. Enjoy your delicious homemade pizza sauce!

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