This classic pizza is everyone’s favorite. If you have fresh basil on hand, scatter a few leaves over the top before baking.
Cooking with Paste
If you’re looking for ways to add more flavor to your cooking, think paste. We’re talking about tomato paste, curry paste, garlic paste, anchovy paste, chili paste and much more. Picture a recipe for a good red sauce — it usually includes a bit of tomato paste. Why, you ask? Because that paste, a concentrated form of tomato flavor, helps build flavor so that you are left with a dish that’s packed with deliciousness.
There’s a world of food pastes beyond tomato paste. Some may be a lot different than anything you’ve used in the past — and they may frighten you at first but don’t be scared to experiment. Just remember a little bit of paste goes a long way, so don’t overdo it until you get a handle on it.
- 1/4 Cup Amore Tomato Paste
- 1 TSP Amore Garlic Paste
- 1/4 Cup water
- 1 TBSP olive oil
- 1/2 TSP dried oregano
- 1 pound 1frozen pizza dough, thawed according to package directions
- 6 Oz fresh mozzarella, sliced
- Preheat the oven to 450F.
- In a small bowl, stir together the Amore Tomato Paste, Amore Garlic Paste, water, olive oil and oregano until smooth.
- Oil a 14-inch pizza pan.
- Pat or roll out the dough to fit the pan.
- Spread the sauce over the dough, leaving a 1/2-inch border all around.
- Arrange the cheese on top.
- Bake the pizza 15 to 20 minutes or until the crust is browned and the cheese is melted.
- Serve hot.
Notes & Tips:
1Any pizza dough of your preference may be used.
Recipe Courtesy of Amore
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