Margherita Pizza Recipe
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.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
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
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.
Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 15.2g | Protein: 14.9g | Fat: 8.8g | Saturated Fat: 4.8g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 585mg | Fiber: 2.1g | Sugar: 4.4g