This Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe takes less than 5 minutes to prepare. Once you taste the difference of your own pizza sauce from scratch, you'll be hooked!
What does DOP stand for?
- If available in your region, make sure to purchase canned tomatoes which have been certified DOP.
- Allow the ingredients to meld together at room temperature for at least 30 minutes This time improves the overall flavor of the sauce.
DOP is short for Denominazione di Origine Protetta
. This certification guarantees that products, like canned tomatoes, are locally grown and packaged. There is a great article on Serious Eats about the DOP tomato
Why use DOP San Marzano tomatoes?
These tomatoes are sweet and the quality is consistent.
How long can I keep this pizza sauce?
Unused pizza sauce can be refrigerated for up to three days or frozen for up to 3 months.
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used.