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White Garlic Sauce for Pizza

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This white garlic sauce for pizza turns any old pizza pie into something really special! Creamy white garlic sauce is one of our favorite pizza sauce recipes, and not only does this one deliver mega flavor, it’s also versatile! Save some of this silky, garlic-y, gold for your veggies, pasta, and even soups!

A pizza crust with white garlic sauce.

Do you like to dip your pizza crust in garlic butter sauce? Well, now you can have a double dose of garlic with your pizza by adding this white sauce.

For the most flavorful garlic sauce for pizza, we use loads of fresh garlic and we don’t stop there.

Garlic powder maximizes that incredible garlic flavor, and when it comes to this MVP of ingredients, our motto is “more is more.” The cream and butter only up the deliciousness, and the combination results in a luscious white garlic sauce for pizza perfection.

how to make garlic sauce for pizza

This white garlic sauce is ready in 15 minutes, and we definitely recommend keeping a jar of it handy for your next pizza!

But it’s not just for pizza. A batch of our garlic sauce that is ready to use can be a lifesaver for meal prep. Throw in some cheese for a creamy pasta sauce or use it as a garlic dip for a vegetable platter.

Other ideas: smother it on a burger or whip up some sort of savory toast situation. Basically, garlic sauce is always a good idea! Agree?

the ingredient list

The ingredient list is simple and straightforward. Whole, real foods, and no preservatives that you’d typically find in a store-bought sauce.

To make this garlic sauce for pizza, you will need the following ingredients:

  • butter
  • minced garlic cloves
  • flour
  • heavy cream
  • garlic powder
  • fine salt
  • white pepper
Ingredients used for white garlic sauce for pizza.

our white garlic sauce recipe

Not only is this garlic sauce delicious and versatile, it’s also really easy to make! Once you have the ingredients gathered, one saucepan and 15 minutes is all you need for this garlic-y goodness to come together.

Here’s a quick look at the process (scroll to the bottom of the page to see the full recipe and ingredient amounts):

  1. Cook the garlic: In a small skillet or saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter and then add the garlic. Cook it for about 1 minute, being careful not to let it brown.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients: Stir in the flour and cook another 1-2 minutes. While whisking, slowly pour in the cream. Cook and stir until the garlic sauce is smooth and thick, about 3 minutes. Stir in the garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Cool and transfer: Remove the saucepan from the stovetop and transfer the sauce to a dish or pitcher. Allow it to cool before refrigerating, or use it immediately.

Tip: in order to make this garlic sauce for pizza a cheesy sauce, stir in 1-1/2 cups grated parmesan after the sauce is removed from the heat.

process photos showing how to make white garlic sauce for pizza.

Our favorite ways to enjoy this sauce

So many options, where do we start?!! This white garlic sauce for pizza is sooooo good. And really, really addicting. We love a classic tomato-based pizza sauce, but we’re currently giving this garlic sauce a moment and we can’t complain. We know you’ll love it too!

Here’s some pizza inspiration for you:

White garlic sauce being spread on a pizza crust.

Our garlic sauce for pizza is incredibly simple to make, and adds loads of garlic flavor! It’s perfect for all you fellow garlic lovers, whether you’re using it as a pizza sauce or a multi-purpose sauce. It’s also pretty delicious by the spoonful, another method of consumption that we fully support. 😉


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A jar of white garlic sauce for pizza.


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A jar of white garlic sauce for pizza.

White Garlic Sauce for Pizza

A smooth, creamy white pizza sauce that will revolutionize your pizza making! We used a mega amount of fresh garlic plus powdered garlic to maximize the flavors. Slather this sauce on your homemade pizza but don't stop there, save some for veggies, pasta and soups!
4.72 from 14 votes
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 Cups
Calories: 121kcal
Author: Dahn Boquist


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon fine salt
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper


  • Set a small skillet or saucepan over medium heat and melt the butter.  Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute, do not let the garlic brown.  Stir in the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes.  
  • Slowly add the cream while whisking constantly.  Cook and stir until smooth and thickened, about 3 minutes.  
  • Stir in the garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • Remove from the heat and transfer to a dish or pitcher.  


To make this a cheese sauce, stir in 1-1/2 cups grated parmesan after the sauce has been removed from the heat.


Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 188mg | Sugar: 1g

Dahn Boquist

Dahn is a retired nurse, recipe creator, home cook, baker, and self-proclaimed foodie. She loves creating in the kitchen and cooking for family and friends. She lives in Washington State with her husband and dog. When she isn't cooking or baking, you can usually find her spending time with her grandchildren or exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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Sunday 26th of May 2024 teens even love this!

Dahn Boquist

Sunday 26th of May 2024

Thanks for the comment, I'm glad the kids love it ;)

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