Basic Pasta/Pizza Sauce. Your Favorite Pizza Made By Hand Ready For Contact Free Delivery. Order A Freshly Made Pizza From Your Local Domino's. Order Online Today Heat the oil in a saucepan over a low heat, then add the onion along with a generous pinch of salt.
Bring to the boil and lower the heat. Warm a little olive oil in a large high sided frying pan. Add the onion and the dried oregano, fry over a medium heat until the onion is soft and transparent. You can have Basic Pasta/Pizza Sauce using 13 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Basic Pasta/Pizza Sauce
- It’s 1 can of 28 oz whole peeled tomatoes (I prefer a good italian brand over Hunts).
- Prepare 2 tbsp of – 3 Tbl Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
- It’s 1 medium of onion (I typically use 1/2 large red onion) – diced.
- It’s 2 of to 3 garlic cloves – chopped or minced.
- You need 1/2 medium of carrot (chopped).
- It’s 4 of to 6 basil leaves – fresh (may use dried 2 tbls).
- Prepare 1 tbsp of tomato paste.
- It’s 1 tbsp of dried oregano.
- Prepare 1 of to 2 Bay leaves.
- It’s 1 tbsp of red wine vinegar.
- You need 3 tbsp of dry white wine (choose a wine you like).
- You need 1 of salt and pepper to taste (1-2 tsp each usually).
- Prepare 1 tsp of + red pepper flakes (optional).
Add the garlic and cook for a further minute. Add the red wine if using and continue to fry for another minute. Tomato purée, olive oil, garlic and dried spices sit for hours to let the flavours blend in this interesting, uncooked pizza sauce. The thickness of the sauce depends on the amount of water used; it should be somewhat viscous.
Basic Pasta/Pizza Sauce step by step
- Heat oil in 2-3 qt pot at med-hi. Add onions and garlic. Cook until onions become translucent. (approx 2-3 min).
- Add remaining ingredients and bring to boil momentarily then simmer covered. Stir occasionally. (45 min).
- Transfer sauce to blender or food processor and blend to desired consistency. (chunky sauce – a few good pulses; blend full speed if preferred smooth).
- **NOTE** Add diced bell peppers or different cheeses for different flavors of sauce.
A classic, rich tomato sauce – great with pasta, meatballs or mixed with creamy mascarpone. This recipe makes a big batch and freezes well so you can whip up quick weekday meals. In a large frying pan over medium heat, cook onion in olive oil until translucent. Stir in tomatoes, cook until juice begins to thicken. Stir in tomato purée, salt and pepper.