14 July, 2012

Pizza Sauce (red)

This post contains two recipes.

  • Basic Pizza Sauce (red) Cooking Light (2010)

  • New York-Style Sauce (red) Cooking Light (2009)

This sauce is good for Margherita Pizza, Pepperoni Deep-Dish Pizza and Grilled Vegetable Pizza.

Basic Pizza Sauce ingredients
Makes about 2 cups, or 6 (1/3 cup each) servings 
2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 (28-oz) can San Marzano tomatoes
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves, crushed

Sauté garlic
In a medium saucepan over Medium setting, heat the oil. Add garlic and cook one (1) minute, stirring frequently.

Combine sauce ingredients
Use a slotted spoon to remove tomatoes from can; reserve juices and crush tomatoes. 

Then, stir tomatoes, juices, salt, and oregano into garlic mixture and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat, and simmer thirty (30) minutes, stirring occasionally.

Source: Cooking Light. May 2010: ??. Time Inc. Lifestyle Group. Print.

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr via Cooking Light

New York-Style (red) Pizza Sauce ingredients
Makes 2 2/3 cups
7 Tbsp water ( I prefer using wine.)
2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
1.5 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 tsp dried oregano leaves, crushed
1.5 tsp sugar
1 tsp minced garlic (I increase.)
1 (14.5-oz) can petite-cut diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (6-oz) can tomato paste

For thicker sauce, reduce or omit the water.

Use garlic/basil flavored diced tomatoes.

Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk.

Source: Cooking Light, July 2009: ??Time Inc. Lifestyle Group. Print.

Mayor, Randy. "New York-Style Pizza Sauce." Photograph. Cooking Light. Time Inc. Lifestyle Group. n.d. Web. 28 Jun. 2012.

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