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my homemade pizza sauce is too TART

yum Jun 8, 2008 07:23 AM

I made a simple sauce by slowly simmering roma tomatoes and at the very end added olive oil infused with garlic. I've added salt to taste but I still think it's way too tart. It was a success the other time I made this but maybe it's the tomatoes?
Can you guys help me figure out a way to balance out the flavor?

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    4Snisl RE: yum Jun 8, 2008 07:30 AM

    Tomatoes vary in acidity. To balance your sauce, add a touch of sugar or honey, stir, taste, and repeat as needed.

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      yum RE: 4Snisl Jun 8, 2008 07:43 AM

      honey sounds great! very mild... thanks!

    2. lynnlato RE: yum Jun 8, 2008 08:22 AM

      A sprinkle of sugar to balance the acid.

      1. mrbozo RE: yum Jun 8, 2008 10:37 AM

        Finely grated carrot simmered to soften in the sauce will also do the trick.

        If it's still too tart I'll take it off your hands since I like my sauce with a bit of an edge.)

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