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How to make a perfect pizza base?

Sara Manaure
5 min read

Pizzas are one of the most widely accepted Italian foods worldwide. Even versions like the margarita pizza have been made.

But you can not always go buy them, how then to achieve that flavor that you like so much?

Don't worry, this time I want to show you how to make a perfect pizza sauce and I will give you some recommendations to make the ideal dough.

For this, we need to learn how to make the sauce and undoubtedly the pizza dough. With these tricks I assure you that your piece will be extraordinary without much effort.

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Pizza with tomatoes.

Pizza dough

For the pizza dough you must take into account the ingredients to use the cooking time you give it. Take note of the following:

The flour

The most recommended flour for making these delicacies is bakery. This is because it has components such as gluten that are more settled than other flours.

The components of this flour will make your dough more fluffy. The other wheat flours also work and will give you a crunchier sensation, if you like you can use them.


Yeast is another main ingredient even in baking. However, baker's yeast is usually very unstable, so he uses baker's yeast, which is like granules. This will allow you to maintain its effects for longer.

Fermentation time

It is important that the yeast reacts and is activated before incorporating it into the mix. There are those who make it react together with the same flour. For this last option, drink warm water.

You can strain it for a few seconds in the microwave, and that will suffice. Keep in mind that if it is very hot, the yeast will not activate.

However, the temperature of the environment usually intervenes as well. It's ideal to consider an early 25 °C if you are in winter or 37 °C if you are in summer.


Before taking the dough to the oven, try to get the water out of the sauce and try to place as much of the flea as possible. This is because when the dough is very moistened it can be raw.

One trick you can practice is to bake for 5 minutes before adding the rest of the ingredients. At the end of the time, remove from the oven, place all the ingredients and let it cook for 5 or 7 more minutes.

Considering then these tricks so that your dough is the best, it is time to make a tomato sauce for pizza in the best Italian style.

Easy Italian Pizza Sauce Recipe

A good pizza sauce is usually thick, not too sweet, not too acidic, and has a lot of aromas. It is a balance between these three components.

Now, one of the characteristics of Italian cuisine is the application of fresh ingredients.

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  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil,

  • 1 pinch of sugar,

  • 1 handful of oregano,

  • 1.5 kilogram red tomatoes,

  • 5 basil leaves,

  • 250 grams onion,

  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar,

  • 1 clove garlic,

  • 1 pinch of salt,

  • 1 pinch of pepper

How to prepare tomato sauce for pizza?

Clean the tomatoes well, cut superficially simulating an X. Now, take them to a pot with water and let them cook for approximately 2 minutes.

While this is happening, place water in a bowl, when the 2 minutes pass, remove the tomatoes and immerse them in the water to stop cooking.

When they have cooled, peel the tomatoes and chop into smaller pieces.

Then take the onion and chop it into cubes. You can use a whole pike. In the case of garlic, crush first and then mince.

In a pot, place a little olive oil. Add the onion and let it caramelize, then add the garlic and cook without burning.

It is then time to add the chopped tomato, with the oregano, vinegar, basil, pepper and salt. When you have mixed well, add a glass of water, mix again and cover.

Cook over medium heat for about 30 minutes. You must be aware of stirring every 5 minutes so that it does not stick.

Once the time is up, remove the pot from the heat and let it cool. Then, take it to the blender until all the pieces are well incorporated.

And there you go... a delicious tomato sauce for pizza. You can keep it in the fridge or use right away.

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Rested dough

Important Recommendations

  • Remember to use fresh food. Above all, that of species such as oregano.

  • For tomatoes, choose those that are ripe or red, but not soggy. Since the acidity at this point may change the flavor of your presentation. Before any excess of acidity you can use sugar and level the pH.

  • If you use canned tomatoes then consider the seasoning that comes with them and just rectify the flavors.

  • This is the base for other Italian sauces like pasta bolognese.

  • If you freeze it, it can last 2 weeks, but if vacuum packed it will last up to 8 months. In general, this sauce is usually made in quantity and stored.

This keeping time is what allows all the flavors to blend in and taste even better. This recipe takes no more than 15 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook.

Go ahead and have a ready and great garnish for your pastas and pizza. You will save time and money with this recipe and Guaranteed to have a unique and special flavor to offer to your guests.