pizza chef Pizza Recipe 101 - Homemade pizza recipes

The marguerita pizza is one of the classics of all time.
In 1889, during a visit in Naples, Queen Margherita of Savoy was served a pizza resembling the colors of the Italian flag, red (tomato), white (mozzarella) and green (basil). This kind of pizza has been named after the Queen as Pizza Margherita.

Margherita Pizza stats
Servings:1 pizza
Prep.Time:30 Minutes
Cook Time:10 Minutes


Combine 2 Tbls. olive oil, tomatoes, garlic, and salt in bowl.

Allow to marinate while making dough.

Brush dough crust lightly with olive oil. Top with cheese, then tomatoes. Drizzle with olive oil. Bake in preheated 500F oven on pizza stone for 8−10 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is bubbly. Remove from oven and top with parmesan cheese, then basil. Cool on a wire rack for 2−3 minutes before cutting into wedges and serving.

Pizza Tags:olive oil  parmesan  garlic  tomato  basil

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