Recipe: Margherita Pizza

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 09:37

Enjoy the sumptuous Italian delicacy - Margherita Pizza.

Ingredients:

Extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp

Tomatoes (chopped) 1/2 lb

Garlic, crushed and finely chopped 1 clove

Salt ½ tsp

1 NY Style dough crust 12”

Mozzarella cheese, shredded 6 oz

Fresh basil leaves cut into julienne strips 6

Extra virgin olive oil

Fresh shredded parmesan cheese 1/4 cup

Procedure:

Combine two tablespoon of olive oil, tomatoes, garlic, and salt in bowl.

Allow to marinate while making dough.

Brush dough crust lightly with olive oil. Top with cheese, then tomatoes.

Drizzle with olive oil. Bake in preheated 500F oven on pizza stone for 8-10 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is bubbly. Remove from oven and top with parmesan cheese, then basil.

Cool on a wire rack for 2-3 minutes before cutting into wedges and serving.



First Published: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 09:37



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