Homemade Margherita Pizza, Italian Love
There’s something undeniably enchanting about the simplicity of a Margherita pizza – a true embodiment of Italian culinary love. The marriage of a crisp, thin crust with the vibrant flavors of sun-ripened tomatoes, fragrant basil, and creamy mozzarella is a culinary journey that speaks of both tradition and comfort.
- 1 pound pizza dough
- 1/2 cup tomato sauce
- 2 cups fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C).
- Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
- Transfer the dough to a baking sheet and spread a layer of tomato sauce over it.
- Evenly distribute the mozzarella slices on top of the sauce.
- Bake the pizza in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly.
- While the pizza is baking, mix minced garlic and olive oil in a small bowl.
- Once the pizza is out of the oven, drizzle the garlic-infused oil over it.
- Sprinkle fresh basil leaves on top, and add salt and pepper to taste.
- Slice, serve, and savor the flavors of Italy with every bite.
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yield: 1 delicious Margherita pizza
Enjoy the essence of Italy in the comfort of your own kitchen with this Homemade Margherita Pizza. A harmonious blend of simple, quality ingredients that dance on your palate.
Nutrition Information: Calories: 250 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 10g
Picture yourself on a charming Italian terrace, surrounded by the aroma of basil and the laughter of loved ones. Each slice of this Homemade Margherita Pizza is like a warm embrace from the heart of Italy, inviting you to savor every moment and every bite. It’s more than a meal; it’s a journey to the heart of Italian culinary tradition – simple, honest, and full of love.