Mouthwatering Homemade Pizza Margherita

Mouthwatering Homemade Pizza Margherita

Picture yourself in the heart of Italy, the aroma of freshly baked pizza wafting through the air, and the warmth of a traditional brick oven embracing you. Now, you can recreate that experience at home with our Mouthwatering Homemade Pizza Margherita recipe.

Delight in the simplicity of this classic pizza that celebrates the essence of Italian flavors. With a thin, crispy crust as the foundation, every bite is an enchanting dance of tangy tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, and aromatic basil leaves.

Cuisine: Italian


  • 1 pizza dough ball
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • Handful of fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to the highest temperature setting.
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. Transfer the dough to a baking sheet or pizza stone.
  4. Spread a thin layer of tomato sauce evenly over the dough.
  5. Place the fresh mozzarella slices over the sauce.
  6. Scatter the garlic slices and most of the basil leaves on top.
  7. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly.
  9. Remove from the oven and top with the remaining fresh basil.
  10. Slice, serve, and relish the taste of Italy in every bite!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 1 delicious pizza

Nutrition Information: Calories: 250 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 10g

As you take your first bite, close your eyes and let the symphony of flavors transport you. This Mouthwatering Homemade Pizza Margherita isn’t just a dish; it’s a journey to the heart of Italy, made with love and meant to be savored.

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