Garlic white pizza sauce


Today I’ll be sharing a garlic white pizza sauce that tastes great with all kinds of toppings. My favorites are cheese (of course) tomatoes and and fresh basil. This sauce is super creamy with the perfect hint of garlic and basil.

One of my families favorite nights of the week is pizza night. It’s a fun and yummy family tradition we have at our house. It’s definitely my kids favorite night of the week. Sometimes we make our own pizza dough, sometimes we buy store bought and sometimes we order pizza in. Nonetheless it’s always a good time and tasty of course!

Last week we whipped up some yummy pizzas using store bought pizza crust, which made it super easy and tasty. You could definitely use a homemade pizza dough though if you have more time. I made a garlic white pizza sauce to mix it up and it turned out so yummy. I love a thick and creamy white sauce and this one did not disappoint.

Margherita pizza with a garlic white pizza sauce


For my husband and I, we made a white margherita pizza with the garlic white pizza sauce and it turned out delicious! Then for the kids I let them make a ghost pizza for Halloween. All I did was cut the dough into pieces and then I let them roll out the dough and add the sauce, cheese and toppings.

pizza dough

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Here is the big ghost we made for Halloween. I helped them shape this big guy and then they did the rest!

Ghost pizza for Halloween

My kids always have so much fun making their own pizzas. They loved making different shapes for Halloween. I gave them a plastic knife to help shape their dough. Here is the little ones my kids made… a pumpkin and a mini ghost pizza! Too cute!

Pumpkin pizza for Halloween -fun idea for the kids to make!

Some of our favorite activities on pizza night is to play games (the kids fave is don’t eat pete), build forts, watch a movie and eat pizza of course. ;)

Does your family have pizza night? What’s your favorite kind of pizza?

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Garlic white pizza sauce

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 188 kcal
Author: Jamielyn

This pizza sauce is awesome! Looks great on your pizza and taste amazing too!



  • 3 Tablespoons salted butter
  • 3-4 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/4 cup half and half
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh basil chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 cup parmesan
  • S & P to taste
  • Pizza dough I used 2 cans Pillsbury classic crust
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup parmesan


  1. In a sauce pan melt butter over medium-low heat. Add flour and whisk until combined. Slowly whisk in half and half and then add the basil, garlic, oregano, thyme and minced onion. Once combined stir in the parmeasean and let sit until melted. Salt and pepper to taste. Turn heat to simmer until ready to serve.
  2. Cook pizza dough according to package directions. Then top with sauce, cheese and your favorite toppings. My favorite are fresh basil and tomatoes.
  3. Enjoy while it’s hot!
Nutrition Facts
Garlic white pizza sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 188 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 341mg 14%
Potassium 71mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 9.7%
Vitamin C 0.4%
Calcium 26%
Iron 1.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Jamielyn Nye

of I Heart Naptime

Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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10 comments on “Garlic white pizza sauce”

  1. These are too cute!!  Love the ghost shape idea, my boys would love that!  

  2. Maegan @thebakermama Reply

    I love white sauce! This looks so fresh and delish! My boys would absolutely love making pizza into ghosts and pumpkins. So fun! We’ll definitely have to do that for Halloween this year!

  3. You are speaking my language  – I LOVE a good white pizza!  And I know my kids would love the Halloween shapes!

  4. This just might be dinner tonight! Looks amazing! pinned.

  5. This sauce looks amazing! Until now, our favorite has been chicken alfredo pizza – alfredo sauce, mozzarella, chopped chicken and bacon, and green onions, finished off with a sprinkling of fresh grated parmesan. I think I’ll try this garlic white sauce and see if we have a new favorite.

  6. I’m a sucker for a white pizza. This my kids would love!

  7. This looks amazing! I love white pizzas!

  8. Is the recipe for one or two pizzas? You mentioned you used 2 pizza crusts, so I wanted to check. Can’t wait to try this!

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