New York-Style Pizza Sauce

New York-Style Pizza Sauce
Staff Writer
Tony Gemignani

New York-Style Pizza

Want to know the secret to New York-style pizza? It's all in the sauce. This recipe makes it easy to replicate.

10
Servings
30
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Tony Gemignani is a 9 Time World Pizza Champion and owner of Tony's Coal-Fired Pizza, Tony's Napoletana, and Pizza Rock.

Ingredients

  • One 14 1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes, with juice
  • One 6-ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher salt

Directions

In a medium bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, including the juice from the can, the tomato paste, olive oil, basil, oregano, sugar, garlic, and salt. Whisk together so the tomatoes become soft and everything is well incorporated. Taste and add more salt, if desired.

Use immediately, or store in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, or freeze for up to 2 months. Bring to room temperature before using.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
6mg
8%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
5µg
6%
Calcium, Ca
16mg
2%
Folate, total
2µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
2mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
6mg
1%
Sodium, Na
10mg
1%
Water
3g
0%

Pizza Sauce Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Pizza Sauce Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients.Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.