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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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: 4
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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.