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“From Americas Test Kitchen. There is a dough recipe that goes with this but we found it easier and almost just as good to use trader joes pizza dough or any pizza dough recipe you like.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
6
YIELD:
2 pizzas
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. FOR THE SAUCE:
  2. heat butter in medium saucepan over medium heat until melted.
  3. Add onion, oregano, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid has evaporated and onion is golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  5. Stir in tomatoes and sugar, increase heat to high, and bring to simmer.
  6. Lower heat to medium-low and simmer until reduced to 2 1/2 cups, 25 to 30 minutes.
  7. Off heat, stir in basil and oil, then season with salt and pepper.
  8. Adjust oven rack to lower position and heat oven to 425 degrees.
  9. Coat two 9-inch round cake pans with 2 tablespoons olive oil each.
  10. Transfer 1 dough ball to dry work surface and roll out into 13-inch disk about 1/4 inch thick.
  11. Transfer dough to pan by rolling dough loosely around rolling pin and unrolling into pan. Lightly press dough into pan, working into corners and 1 inch up sides. If dough resists stretching, let it relax 5 minutes before trying again. Repeat with remaining dough ball.
  12. For each pizza, sprinkle 2 cups mozzarella evenly over surface of dough.
  13. Add optional toppings.
  14. Spread 1 1/4 cups tomato sauce over cheese and sprinkle 2 tablespoons Parmesan over sauce.
  15. Bake until crust is golden brown, 20 to 30 minutes.
  16. Remove pizza from oven and let rest 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

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