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Pizza Margherita

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 30 mins Bake 375°F 25 mins
Pizza Margherita
  • 1  recipe  Pizza Dough (see www.bhg.com)
  • 1  tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1 15  ounce can  crushed tomatoes, undrained (1-3/4 cups)
  • 1  tablespoon  snipped fresh basil
  • 2  cloves  garlic, minced
  • 2  tablespoons  tomato paste
  • 16  ounces  fresh mozzarella, sliced
  •  Fresh basil leaves

1. Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Prepare Pizza Dough as directed, using the Thin-Crust Pizzas directions. Drizzle dough with olive oil.

2. For sauce, in a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, snipped basil, garlic, and tomato paste. Spread a thin layer of sauce over dough in each pan.

3. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Remove pizzas from oven and place mozzarella in single layer on top of the sauce. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes more or until crust bottom is crisp and brown. Top with basil leaves. Cut pizzas into wedges and serve immediately. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Pizza Margherita)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 437,
  • Fat, total (g) 20,
  • chol. (mg) 66,
  • sat. fat (g) 10,
  • carb. (g) 44,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 17,
  • sodium (mg) 326,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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