Classic Homemade Margherita Pizza: Taste Italy at Home

Classic Homemade Margherita Pizza: Taste Italy at Home

Create a pizza so authentic and delicious that it transports you straight to the heart of Italy. Our Classic Homemade Margherita Pizza is a taste of Italy in every bite. With simple, high-quality ingredients, you can recreate the magic of this beloved Italian classic in your own kitchen.


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


  1. Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C) and place a pizza stone or an inverted baking sheet on the lowest rack.
  2. Stretch the pizza dough into a round shape on a lightly floured surface, creating a thin crust.
  3. Spread the tomato sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a small border for the crust.
  4. Arrange the fresh mozzarella slices on top of the sauce.
  5. Bake the pizza on the preheated pizza stone or baking sheet for about 10-12 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly and slightly browned.
  6. Remove the pizza from the oven and immediately scatter fresh basil leaves over the top.
  7. Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil over the pizza and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Slice, serve, and savor the authentic flavors of Italy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1 delicious Margherita pizza

Indulge in the simplicity and elegance of this Classic Homemade Margherita Pizza. With its perfect combination of fresh ingredients, it’s the ultimate taste of Italy brought straight to your home.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 250 per slice, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 10g

Share this delectable recipe with friends and family, and let them experience the joy of Italy through the magic of homemade pizza. Whether it’s a cozy dinner at home or a gathering of loved ones, this Margherita pizza is a crowd-pleaser that never goes out of style.

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