Fresh Tomato Pizza Sauce

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Never underestimate the power of salt and time. The salt draws some of the water from the tomatoes, leaving less volume but more flavor.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 8 hours 10 minutes

Serves: 32

Ingredients

  • 6 cups ripe tomatoes, small-diced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup fresh basil ribbons
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place diced tomatoes in a colander and sprinkle with salt. Toss to mix well. Place colander over a bowl, cover loosely, and place in the refrigerator overnight.
  • Remove tomatoes from the refrigerator and lightly press the top with the back of a spoon to release more liquid. Spoon tomatoes from the colander to a bowl. Discard liquid. Drizzle olive oil over tomatoes and add basil ribbons. Add pepper and toss to combine.

Recipe Information

Serves: 32

Ingredients

  • 6 cups ripe tomatoes, small-diced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup fresh basil ribbons
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place diced tomatoes in a colander and sprinkle with salt. Toss to mix well. Place colander over a bowl, cover loosely, and place in the refrigerator overnight.
  • Remove tomatoes from the refrigerator and lightly press the top with the back of a spoon to release more liquid. Spoon tomatoes from the colander to a bowl. Discard liquid. Drizzle olive oil over tomatoes and add basil ribbons. Add pepper and toss to combine.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories15
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium75mg
Total Carbohydrate1g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars1g
Protein0g