Pizza Marinara - Simple And Perfect!

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Pizza Marinara Recipe

 

INGREDIENTS:





(Can should be just whole peeled Marzano or plum tomatoes and maybe some tomato puree and salt added. No pureed tomatoes, no tomato juice added, no sweeteners added.)

 

🍕SAUCE PREPARATION:

  • Mix everything together in a large bowl. Use your hands to crush the tomatoes into small chunks. Sauce should be uniformly crushed into small pieces, no large ones.
  • Use right away or refrigerate for up to 5 days

 

🍕 PIZZA PREPARATION:

  • Shape a 12 “ pizza and place on your lightly floured peel.
  • Spoon 2 ladles of sauce over the pizza. Do not cover the puffy rim of the crust.
  • Sprinkle 1 Tbsp of dried oregano (the fresher the better) over the pizza or more to taste.
  • Sprinkle 2 or 3 cloves of crushed, chopped garlic evenly over the pizza.
  • Drizzle some EVOO over the pizza.
  • Bake at 800 to 900 degrees, rotating every 15 seconds or so away from the flame for about 90 seconds to 2 minutes.

 

🍕FINISH:

    • Take out of oven and place on wire pizza rack or serving board/tray
    • Cut and serve.
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