Best Pizza Sauce
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Easy, quick and tasty

This is the best pizza sauce recipe I know and with its fruity and herby flavors just tastes great and harmonizes perfectly with my favorite pizza dough. When you want to produce a 

great sauce for your pizza it is important to use the best ingredients you can possibly get. The good news is that you can produce a fantastic sauce with just 3 ingredients and these are according to my knowledge what the inventors of pizza in Napoli use for their pizzas as well.


Preparation time: 5 minutes 
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Cooking time:  n/a
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Resting time: 0 minutes
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Total time needed: 10 minutes
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Grade of Difficulty: easy

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Serves 4




Ingredients
for
Pizza Sauce

  • 400 gram / 14.1 oz. can of quality peeled Italian tomatoes. Ideally you should look out for San Marzano tomatoes that are grown at the slopes of Mount Vesuvius and that are regarded as the best tasting, canned tomatoes that could be used for pizza sauce. They are usually marked with the DOP stamp which is the certificate that they are from this region in the south of Italy. However as those tomatoes are really expensive and not easily available in many parts of the world you might want to go with another Italian peeled plum tomato instead. Just have a look at the bottom of your can to see the stamp that explains to you when the tomatoes have been harvested and processed, 

Look at the Numbers At the bottom right of the stamp saying "S250". This indicates on what days of the year they have been  processed. You should ideally go for cans that carry the numbers between 200 and 250 as they indicate that the tomatoes have been harvested at a state where they where fully ripe and  where tasting the best.

Can of peeled Italian plum tomatoesCan of peeled Italian plum tomatoes
  • Secondly you will need 2 tsp. of ground sea salt
  • 10 fresh leaves of sweet basil (optional - replace with oregano instead), chopped finely



Directions

  • Open can and pore tomatoes into a flat bottomed glass bowl or stainless steel pot
  • Add salt and basil leaves
  • Use a potato masher and carefully mash the peeled tomatoes till there are only a few small lumps left in the sauce
  • Use a whisk to mix the ingredients well
  • Now pour the sauce into a sieve and let the excess moisture drain off into a storage container. Place the juice in the fridge for later use.
  • Place the sauce in another tub and use for your pizza
  • This recipe should yield enough sauce for 4 to 5 pizzas.
  • Leftover sauce can be stored in the freezer for later use.  



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