Pizza Margherita

Pizza Margherita
Photo: Maria Robleda
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 serves


  • 2 (10-ounce) portions frozen pizza dough, thawed

  • flour for work surface

  • 4 tomatoes, thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • kosher salt and black pepper

  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella

  • ½ cup thinly sliced basil leaves


  1. Arrange oven racks in the lower and upper thirds of the oven. Heat oven to 475° F.

  2. Roll out the dough on a well-floured surface to make two 12-inch rounds. Transfer to two ungreased baking sheets (or two 12-inch pizza pans).

  3. Arrange the tomatoes on top of the dough, overlapping them slightly. Drizzle with oil and season well with salt and pepper.

  4. Bake the pizzas for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and top with the mozzarella and basil.

  5. Bake 5 minutes longer, until the cheese melts and the edges of the pies are crisp and lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

545 Calories
18g Fat
74g Carbs
20mg Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 545
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 1128mg 49%
Total Carbohydrate 74g 27%
Protein 20g
Calcium 165mg 13%
Iron 4mg 22%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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