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Margherita Pizza

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Entree, Pizza
Servings 8 slices


  • 1 ball pizza dough homemade or storebought
  • 2 tbsp. butter melted
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. fresh oregano chopped
  • ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1 roma tomato thinly sliced
  • 2 oz. fresh mozzarella thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 10-12 fresh basil leaves
  • salt and pepper


  • 1. Preheat the oven to 450. Sprinkle a light dusting of cornmeal on your pizza pan/stone.
  • 2. Roll out the pizza dough into a circle. Brush with the melted butter and then sprinkle the garlic, oregano and crushed red pepper on the dough. Bake for 8-10 minutes or barely browned.
  • 3. Remove the pizza from the oven. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese over the dough. Arrange the tomato slices, mozzarella rounds and basil leaves on top. Season the tomatoes with salt and pepper. Return to the oven for 8-10 minutes more or until the cheese has melted and the pizza is crispy.

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Keyword homemade pizza, margherita pizza
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