Easy Margherita Pizza
Easy Margherita Pizza Recipe – Margherita Pizza has always been one of my favorite kinds of pizza. It just takes a few simple ingredients and you get insanely delicious results! You just can’t go wrong with that tomato, basil, and fresh mozzarella combo.
There are many recipes out there for Margherita pizza but this is how I like to make mine.
Nothing but a simple pizza crust, some San Marzano tomatoes, EVOO, garlic, fresh Mozza and lots of fresh basil.
This Margherita Pizza is sure to be a hit! You get a fairly thin crust which is topped with a rich garlicky tomato sauce, lots of fresh mozzarellas and plenty of fresh basil. This is how you do pizza!
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 14 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
1 lb. pizza dough, store-bought or homemade*
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp minced garlic (2 cloves)
1 2/3 cups canned San Marzano tomatoes (and juices), finely crushed with hands
2 pinches salt
8 oz. fresh mozzarella, chopped into 3/4-inch cubes
1/4 cup Small basil leaves or chopped basil ribbons