Margherita Pizza

This Margherita Pizza Recipe is an ideal homemade gourmet pizza that is full of delicious tomato, basil, and cheesy goodness but simple to prepare for even a novice cook.

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Servings: 1 (12 inch) pizza

– 1/2 portion Homemade pizza dough – 3/4 cup basilico sauce tomato basil sauce – 1 cup shredded mozzarella – 8 oz sliced fresh mozzarella cheese – 2 large tomatoes or 3 small – 10 large basil leaves

TOTAL Time: 40 Min


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Spread the dough onto a pizza pan and poke it generously with a fork.


Bake the dough at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 5 minutes.


Spread the tomato basil sauce and sprinkle the shredded mozzarella on top of the partially cooked dough.


Add a layer of the sliced mozzarella and tomatoes. Bake at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for 20-25 minutes.


Add the basil leaves after removing the pizza from the oven or add it in the last few minutes of baking.