Garden Fresh Caprese Pizza
Picture yourself in the heart of summer, where the garden is bursting with vibrant colors and flavors. That’s the inspiration behind our Garden Fresh Caprese Pizza. This pizza is a celebration of the season, marrying the simplicity of classic Italian ingredients with the bounties of your backyard garden.
Imagine a crispy thin crust, brushed with a garlic-infused olive oil, and baked to perfection. As the crust emerges golden and fragrant, it’s adorned with the finest ingredients nature has to offer. Sun-ripened tomatoes, sliced into juicy rounds, meet the creamy decadence of fresh mozzarella cheese. A handful of basil leaves, aromatic and bright, are scattered over the top, releasing their signature scent.
- 1 pre-made pizza dough
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 large tomatoes, sliced
- 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
- Handful of fresh basil leaves
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C).
- Roll out the pizza dough on a baking sheet.
- In a small bowl, mix the minced garlic with olive oil and brush it over the pizza crust.
- Layer the tomato slices evenly over the crust.
- Arrange the mozzarella slices on top of the tomatoes.
- Bake the pizza in the preheated oven for about 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the cheese is melted.
- Remove from the oven and immediately scatter fresh basil leaves over the hot pizza.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Slice and serve this Garden Fresh Caprese Pizza while still warm.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yields: 1 delicious pizza
A taste of summer on a plate – Garden Fresh Caprese Pizza brings together the essence of Italy and the bounty of your garden.
Nutrition information: Calories: 280 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 10g
Picture yourself savoring each bite of this Garden Fresh Caprese Pizza. The harmony of flavors – the sweetness of tomatoes, the creaminess of mozzarella, and the freshness of basil – all united on a single slice. It’s not just a pizza; it’s a journey through the sun-soaked gardens of Italy, right in your own backyard. As you enjoy this delightful pizza with friends and family, remember that the best recipes are the ones shared with love and savored with a sense of togetherness.