Classic Margherita Pizza

Classic Margherita Pizza

Create a delicious and classic Margherita Pizza that will transport your taste buds straight to Italy. This simple yet flavorful recipe brings together the freshest ingredients for a traditional Italian experience.


  • 1 pizza dough ball
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C).
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. Transfer the dough to a pizza stone or baking sheet.
  4. Spread the tomato sauce evenly over the dough.
  5. Add the fresh mozzarella cheese and scatter basil leaves on top.
  6. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly.
  8. Remove from the oven, let it cool for a minute, then slice and serve.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves: 2-4

Classic Margherita Pizza is a timeless favorite with its simple yet delicious combination of fresh ingredients.

Nutritional information: Calories per serving – 300, Fat – 14g, Carbohydrates – 35g, Protein – 12g

Create a classic Margherita Pizza that’s perfect for a cozy dinner at home or to impress your friends at a gathering. The delightful aroma of basil and the melted mozzarella will make you crave another slice. Enjoy!

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