CHICAGO STYLE PIZZA SAUCE WITH COTIJA

CHICAGO STYLE PIZZA SAUCE WITH COTIJA
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Ingredients

2 Tbsp. unsalted butter
4 oz. finely diced onion
1 1/2 tsp. tsp. minced garlic
1/4 tsp. dried oregano
28 oz. tomato puree
1 1/2 tsp. sugar
4 oz. Grated Sierra® Cotija Cheese from V&V SUPREMO®
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

Method of Preparation

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan. Add onion and cook until translucent. Stir in garlic and oregano, cook for a minute more.
  2. Add tomato puree, sugar and Cotija. Bring sauce to a boil, then reduce heat. Simmer for 20-30 minutes, or until the sauce has reduced by a cup.
  3. Stir in basil and olive oil. Serve immediately or cool down and store for a later use.

Notes

Will keep for 5 days in the refrigerator when stored in an airtight container. Yields 30 oz.
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