San Marzano Pizza Sauce

San Marzano Pizza Sauce

A simple pizza sauce (or 'salsa semplice') that is wonderful for Neapolitan pizzas.
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Total: 5 min
  • Makes enough for 4 Neapolitan pizzas
San Marzano Pizza Sauce
  • 3 cans (28 ounces each) peeled San Marzano tomatoes
  • In a colander or strainer, drain the tomatoes to remove all of the liquids. Crush the tomatoes lightly to remove any liquid inside the tomatoes.
  • Transfer the tomatoes to a non-reactive bowl and crush to a pulp by hand or with the back of a spoon.
  • 2 tablespoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoon sea salt
  • Add oregano and sea salt and stir well.
  • Use immediately, or transfer to an air tight container and store in the fridge for up to five days. Bring to room temperature (approximately 2 hours on counter) before using.
From . ( Adapted from Morgan, Diane and Gemignani, Toni. Pizza. (Chronicle Books. San Francisco, 2005.) p. 30.

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