Homemade Fresh Margherita Pizza

Homemade Fresh Margherita Pizza

Crispy, cheesy, and bursting with flavor, our Homemade Fresh Margherita Pizza recipe is a slice of heaven. Whether you’re a pizza enthusiast or a newbie in the kitchen, this recipe will turn you into a pizza pro in no time.


  • 1 pound pizza dough
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 cups fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C) and place a pizza stone or an upside-down baking sheet inside to heat.
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a lightly floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. Transfer the dough to a piece of parchment paper for easy transfer to the oven.
  4. Spread the tomato sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a small border for the crust.
  5. Arrange the fresh mozzarella slices over the sauce.
  6. Scatter minced garlic over the pizza and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Carefully slide the parchment paper with the pizza onto the hot pizza stone or baking sheet in the oven.
  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbling and slightly browned.
  9. Remove the pizza from the oven and immediately top with fresh basil leaves.
  10. Drizzle olive oil over the pizza, slice, and serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1 delicious Margherita pizza

Our Homemade Fresh Margherita Pizza is a classic Italian delight that’s easy to make and impossible to resist. With its simple yet vibrant ingredients, every bite is a burst of flavor. Perfect for a cozy night in or a gathering with friends, this pizza will become your go-to recipe. Share your pizza creations with us and savor the magic of homemade Margherita pizza.

Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 350 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 14g

Make this Homemade Fresh Margherita Pizza, and you’ll never order takeout again. The combination of fresh ingredients, from the ripe tomatoes to the fragrant basil, creates a harmony of flavors that dance on your taste buds. The crispy crust holds it all together, making each bite a delightful experience.
Whether it’s a weeknight treat for your family or the centerpiece of a weekend gathering, this pizza is sure to impress. Don’t be surprised if it becomes your signature dish – it’s that good! So, roll up your sleeves, preheat that oven, and let’s make pizza magic together.
Homemade pizza has never been this easy or delicious. Give it a try and watch as your loved ones devour every slice. From our kitchen to yours, enjoy your Homemade Fresh Margherita Pizza!

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