Margherita Pizza Recipe

Looking for an easy Margherita Pizza recipe? Learn how to make Margherita Pizza using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tijoda

Makes 8 servings



An alternative to sausage and pepperoni pizza toppings.

Recipe Ingredients for Margherita Pizza

3 roma tomatoes
2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
1/2 cup kraft italian 5 cheese, shredded
1/2 cup fresh basil, sliced
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon olive oil

Recipe Directions for Margherita Pizza

  1. Use my homemade pizza dough recipe divided into four pizza crusts. then top one with these toppings enough for one whole pie, makes 8 slices.

  2. Preheat oven 425 degrees.

  3. Roll dough to fit pizza pan.

  4. Scatter cheese evenly over dough leaving 1/2" crust.

  5. Slice roma tomatoes to 1/4" rounds and lay over pie dough distributing equally.

  6. Top tomatoe slices with minced garlic, then scatter sliced basil leaves over the pie.

  7. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  8. Drizzle with olive oil.

  9. Bake in oven for 10-12 minutes, or 7 minutes in the oven and finish off on pizza stone on the outside grill for a really crispy cracker crust.

Categories

Main Dish, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 57.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
48
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
205mg
9%
Potassium
119mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
2.4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
2.3g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 6% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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