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Though you can doctor this sauce, we like it simple.

Pizza Sauce

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This basic sauce is perfect for homemade pizza. Make in advance for a seamless pizza-making experience.

makes about 1 cup

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 carrot, peeled and finely diced

1 small yellow onion, peeled and finely diced

1 28-ounce can whole peeled tomatoes with their juice

1 teaspoon coarse salt

1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat.

2. Add the carrot and onion and cook, stirring now and then, until softened but not ground, about 8 minutes.

3. Add the tomatoes and their juice and the salt. Turn the heat to high and bring to a boil. Turn the heat to low and let the sauce simmer for 40 minutes.

4. Carefully puree in a blender until very smooth.

5. Let it cool before saucing your pizzas. This can be made up to a week ahead.

Use with our Pizza Dough to make our following signature pizzas:

Classic Margherita
Spring Squash Blossom
Special “Quattro Formaggi”
Clam

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