Italian Margherita Pizza Recipe



Margherita Pizza


2 Tbsp. olive oil

2 cloves garlic, crushed and chopped

1 28 oz. can peeled tomatoes (Progresso), drained and seeded

1/2 tsp. salt

1 13″ uncooked dough crust Dough 

8 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese

1 tsp. dried basil

extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup fresh shredded parmesan cheese


1• Cut tomatoes into chunks and lightly saute in oil with garlic and salt. Drain and set aside.

2• Brush dough crust with oil. Top with cheese, tomatoes, and basil. Drizzle with oil.

3• Bake in preheated 500 degrees F oven on pizza stone for 8-10 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is bubbly.

4• Remove from oven and top with parmesan cheese.

5• Cool on a wire rack for 2-3 minutes before cutting into wedges and serving.


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