New York Style Pizza at Home
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
Necessary Equipment For New York-Style Pizza:
An ilFornino wood fired oven or other similar oven with wood and associated tools such as a pizza peel would be applicable for the baking. A home oven with a preheated pizza stone will work, as well. Measuring cups and spoons, bowls to hold and mix all the ingredients.
A large mixing bowl, stand mixer with dough hook, or a bread machine for making the dough.
A pan or containers for dough balls to rise and mature in the refrigerator.
Ingredients for New York Pizza (Four 12” pies)
FOR THE HOME MADE NEW YORK PIZZA SAUCE:
Ingredients for New York Pizza Sauce28 ounce can of San Marzano tomatoes- drained and crushed. (If unavailable, use standard tomatoes with some sugar to round out the flavor.)
2 tablespoons of dry oregano or a blend of Italian spices.
1 teaspoon of dry red chili pepper (optional).
2 teaspoons of salt, to taste.
2 tablespoons of tomato paste.
STEPS FOR PREPARING THE NEW YORK PIZZA SAUCE AND ICONIC TOPPINGS:
A day ahead of making the pizza, drain the tomato liquid from the can and crush the remaining tomatoes
Add salt and Italian herbs or oregano to the mix
Place in a jar and store in the refrigerator for at least one day for the flavors to absorb
DOUGH INGREDIENTS FOR NEW YORK PIZZA:
24 oz. of bread flour
16 oz. of warm water
2 and ½ teaspoons of instant yeast
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon of sea salt
1 teaspoon of sugar