Basic Pizza Sauce

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San Marzano tomatoes are traditionally used in Neapolitan pizza sauce. We like their balanced sweet-acidic quality.

6 servings (serving size: about 1/3 cup)

Ingredients

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2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 (28-ounce) can San Marzano tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Preparation

1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic to pan; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Remove tomatoes from can using a slotted spoon, reserving juices. Crush tomatoes. Stir tomatoes, juices, salt, and oregano into garlic mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Created date

April 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 66
Fat 4.7 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Monofat 3.3 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 1.2 g
Carbohydrate 6.2 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 175 mg
Calcium 48 mg