Cuban Pizza

Recipe by alcomene
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 80-100




  • Saute onion in olive oil for about 4 minutes on med-high heat, you can add more oil to coat onions well.
  • Add garlic and cook for additional 3 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste, tomato sauce, bay leaf, seasonings, and brown sugar.
  • Simmer uncovered on med-low for 30 minutes or until thick. Watch out for splattering and stir frequently.
  • (Here, you can chose to refrigerate the sauce overnight or use it immediately).
  • (Optional).
  • To make this pizza with a more authentic Latin taste, you can make a roux:
  • Saute flour in 2 T of butter until lightly golden.
  • Add can of enchilada sauce.
  • You may chose to add cumin, garlic, brown sugar, and beef broth to taste.
  • Simmer this at med-low until thickened.
  • Mix into pizza sauce a little at a time to taste (the more you add, the spicier it will be).
  • Spray olive oil spray on tops of pizza crusts.
  • Add about 1/2 cup sauce to pizza (be careful to not add too much).
  • Crumble some cojita cheese and add about 1/2 cup of other cheeses.
  • Add any other toppings such as peperoni or Canadian bacon.
  • Top with more cheese and bake as directed for whatever type of crust you have.
  • Enjoy!