Tomato sauce for pizza
Cooking time30 min
Homemade pizza sauce tomato paste. Tomato sauce is a necessary ingredient for pizza. Made with tomato pasta sauce is of medium consistency and rich color. And in taste not inferior to store-bought options. Besides home-made tomato sauce and even more useful.
Tomato sauce for pizza, you can also prepare with fresh or canned tomatoes. Of fragrant herbs Basil was an almost obligatory ingredient of pizza sauce. Dried Basil is also good to use fresh herbs, it has a more pronounced taste and aroma. In this case, the sauce there is no need to insist, it can be used immediately after preparation. Basil can be supplemented with oregano. Also are ready made herb mixture (Italian, Provencal). If you want to sauce the garlic was present, then it can be very finely chop or skip through the press and add to the sauce in step 8. To the homemade sauce was delicious and healthy, it is important to choose the tomato paste of good quality. On the label of high-quality tomato paste should be to the guests. The composition of the product includes only tomatoes and water. No salt and other fillers and thickeners, preservatives and artificial colors. Good tomato paste has an intense red color. This amount of sauce is enough for about 3 medium pizzas. It is prepared simply and quickly. In my opinion, from the point of view of utility, is the best replacement for store-bought sauces.
Prepare the required ingredients to prepare tomato sauce for pizza.
Garlic peel, wash, cut into thin slices.
Onion peel, wash, and finely chop.
For the sauce, better to use a heavy-bottomed pot or pan with non-stick coating. In a pan heat olive oil, put the garlic. Over moderate heat then the garlic 1 minute, to give the oil a light spicy aroma. The plate of garlic need a few times to flip to avoid burning. Garlic remove from the pan.
Put in a pan chopped onion and fry until Golden brown, stirring occasionally.
Put to the onion tomato paste and mix. Warm up the tomato paste over low heat for 1 minute.
Pour water, mix well.
Sauce add salt, sugar, dried Basil, mix well. Let the sauce boil.
Simmer the sauce over low heat until thick, about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the sauce from the heat and let stand, covered 15 minutes. Too long to keep the sauce on the fire is not needed, otherwise it will be too thick. Moreover, after cooling the sauce will thicken.
Tomato sauce is ready. You can start making pizza. A good baking!