Tomato sauce for pizzas

Step by step recipe:

  1. 10 min.Tomato sauce for pizzas : Photo of step #1
    Peel and finely chop 2 shallots and 1 onion.

    Put 5 tablespoons olive oil in a large pan, heat and add onion and shallots, salt and pepper.

    Cook for 1 or 2 minutes, without colouring.
  2. 30 min.Tomato sauce for pizzas : Photo of step #2
    Add 500 g peeled tomatoes, 1 Bouquet garni and 1 garlic clove en chemise (in its skin), stir well, salt and pepper again.

    Leave to cook covered, on low heat for 25/30 minutes, until tomatoes have disintegrated.
  3. 5 min.Tomato sauce for pizzas : Photo of step #3
    Discard bouquet garni and garlic, add 70 g tomato paste, mix well.

    Leave to cook uncovered on low heat for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, for sauce to thicken slightly.
  4. 30 min.Tomato sauce for pizzas : Photo of step #4
    Taste to check seasoning, then remove from heat and leave to cool.

    You can blend it briefly if you prefer a smooth sauce.
  5. Tomato sauce for pizzas : Photo of step #5
    Put in a jar with an airtight lid and refrigerate.

Remarks:

For a stronger flavour, you could add a stock cube with the tomatoes.

See also pizza dough recipe, and some advices for pizza-party.

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Source:

Home made

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