Pizza!! Pizza!! Pizza!! I could live on Pizza!

The boys and I decided to have a “Pizza Party” this week. So naturally a really great homemade pizza sauce was the first place to start.

We made the sauce, prepared the dough and chose some toppings. Personally, I am a Margherita girl myself but I can’t deny the rest of the family a slightly more interesting choice. So I gave them the option to go wild with theirs.

pizza sauce in a pan

On went the music and the pizza party began!

Bam Bam and I danced around the kitchen, rolled out the dough and spread on the sauce. Nugget watched intently from the floor, throwing his arms up and gently bouncing to the rhythm. I imagined the day the boys will bring their friends home from school for sleepovers and we can throw more amazing pizza parties without the need to pick up the phone and order from the local takeaway.

sauce being spread on dough

Homemade pizza parties are soooo much better! I really hope their future friends agree!

overhead view of sauce on pizza base

Make your own pizza sauce

I am totally not wishing the time away but it did give me something to look forward to when my little boys aren’t so little anymore. Although, I may have to leave the dancing out of this future vision of mine. Since, I really don’t want to be the perpetrator of the dreaded “mum dance”!

I am one of many who wish to be thought of as a cool mum by our teenagers, despite knowing this is almost completely unobtainable! No matter how “cool” you think you are, teenagers will always be “cooler”… It’s simply an unwritten law of growing up!

If you’re looking to make your own pizza dough too, you can find my recipe here

homemade pizza sauce recipe

Pizza Sauce

Prep Time 15 mins
Course Main Course, sauce

Ingredients
  

  • 250 g Passata
  • 3 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 1 Small Onion
  • 1 Clove of Garlic
  • 1 Stick of Celery
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 5 Leaves of Fresh Basil
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • Pinch Salt

Instructions
 

  • Chop the onion, crush the garlic and grate the celery. Fry in a pan using a little oil until onion is soft.
  • Add Passata and Tomato Puree, continue to cook over a medium heat.
  • Add the sugar, herbs and salt and cook for another 10-15 minutes until reduced and thickened.
  • When you're ready to use it, spread over a pizza base and top with cheese.
Keyword easy, pizza, sauce, tomato

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