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Sudipa's picture

Mouthwatering herbs and tomato sauce for pizzaServing the right sauces for pizza can really enhance the taste of pizza you eat or choose to serve to your guests. You might be serving deep fried, grilled, white, lamb, cheese, vegetables, chicken or any type of pizza, serving it with a few exceptional sauces will surely be a delight! Here are top 5 ideas of some of the best sauces for pizza.


Barbecue sauce:


This makes a very tangy, sweet, and spicy sauce for pizza. Crushed garlic, minced onions, hot sauce, lemon juice, brown sugar, and  catsup is used in preparing this sauce. You can also add celery seeds and prepared mustard and mix the ingredients well. Once the ingredients are mixed together, they can be boiled in a medium saucepan for just 5 minutes before serving.


Herbs and Tomato sauce:


This is popular as the traditional pizza sauce, also known as marinara sauce. This is prepared with extra-virgin olive oil, fresh minced garlic, chopped onions, dried oregano, dried basils, chopped onions, black pepper, and tomato paste. This sauce can be easily prepared at home, even in a hurry with seasonings and in just ten minutes' time.


Homemade alfredo sauce for pizzaAlfredo sauce:


A delicious white pizza sauce which can be served with pasta also. This sauce can be prepared at home, especially when you are making arrangement for a home party. Alfredo sauce is prepared with butter, minced garlic, parmesan cheese, heavy cream, pepper, and salt.  To prepare the sauce, all the ingredients are mixed well and cooked for 2 -3 minutes and then removed from heat.


Peanut sauce:


One of the richest sauces for pizza – this sauce is a rich combination of soy sauce, cider vinegar, honey, sesame oil, peanut butter, fresh minced ginger, fresh garlic and cayenne pepper which adds a tangy, spicy taste to the pizza. You can use a small mixing bowl to combine the ingredients and stir them well till they are well blended. Your guests will love the taste and flavor of peanuts.


Pesto sauce:


Pesto sauce is a savory pizza sauce which has been in use since years. However, in the recent years, it has become quite popular as a sauce for pizza. The main ingredients used to prepare this sauce are basil leaves, pine nuts, garlic, parmesan cheese, and extra virgin olive oil. The ingredients are well combined and cooked for 2-3 minutes before serving.

So, prepare your sauce of preference for your pizza and enjoy a delicious meal.


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The.Hungry.Soul's picture
Barbecue sauce on pizza does taste amazing! Iv known about Alfredo and Pesto sauces and used them as dips and sauces for pasta but never thought of using them as a sauce for pizza. Thanks these were great ideas.
Rashmi Ambadkar's picture
So many sauces for pizza wow !! My daughter is very fond of pizza, never knew that Barbecue and Pesto sauces too goes well with the pizza. Wonderful blog !!
Anonymous's picture
Whenever I prepare pizza at home, I use the normal pizza sauce. But, all these ideas are so exciting, that I am feeling like trying all of them at a time...!!!
thot4food's picture
Can u please suggest a milder version of the barbecue sauce? I love the idea but the hot sauce and catsup would really be too spicy for me
Anonymous's picture
All the sauces are very gud, though my vote goes for peanut sauce. Can you pls give the recipe for this?
oatmeal's picture
My favorite alfredo sauce... yummilicious...
Anonymous's picture
Thanks for the wonderful sauces, Sudipa ! They give you a nice break from the conventional tomato and cheese sauces. Do you think a variation with a paste of ground peanuts will taste as good as the peanut butter variation for the peanut sauce?
delicious.bites's picture
Pizzas are always a treat and with these amazing sauces the experience of eating a pizza will be definitely doubled...
chefgirishparab's picture
Those are some innovative ideas, didn't ever thought of these sauces as pizza sauces.Thanks for sharing.
foodietweetie's picture fav food and the sauce options provided by you are excellent. Would definitely try all of them :)
Anonymous's picture
Sounds so yummy. Now I can enjoy a variety of pizzas at home...have kind of fallen in love with ifood after reading this article. Can we have the recipes of these sauces?
FitGal's picture
I sometimes feel very bored after eating the pizza from the restaurants. This blog will help me prepare delicious pizza varieties at home. Yipppeeeee!!!!
Gourmet.lover's picture
Till now I couldn't think of my pizza without pesto sauce...thanks for introducing me to a whole slew of amazing options...gonna try them soon!
ShakunS's picture
Wow! Right when I was thinking of giving up on Pizzas altogether because of the same 'ol tomato sauce. These sauces will definitely make things interesting :)
barbecue's picture
great post on sauces!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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