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Tomato sauce for pizzas


Tomato sauce for pizzas
This is the sauce to put on pizza bases before the toppings.
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Last modified on: October 19th 2010

For 700 g, you will need:

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10 min.30 min.35 min.1 hour 15 min.
Keeping:
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar
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Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or
RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made

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