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Margherita Pizza

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“I made this the other night as an appetizer for company. Very good if you are looking for something to nibble on.”
20 squares

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place oven rack in lowest position.
  2. heat oven to 425°F.
  3. Spray 15x10x1 inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray and sprinkle with cornmeal.
  4. Unroll dough; place in the cornmeal coated pan.
  5. Starting at center press dough out with hands to edge of pan.
  6. Brush dough with oil; sprinkle evenly with garlic.
  7. Place crust in oven on lowest rack; Bake at 425°F for 6 to 8 minutes or until set and dry.
  8. Remove crust from oven.
  9. Sprinkle with mozzarella and parmesan cheeses over the partially baked crust.
  10. Arrange tomato slices over cheese.
  11. Sprinkle with half of the basil.
  12. Return pizza to oven on lowest rack; bake an additional 12 to 17 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown.
  13. Sprinkle remaining half of basil over pizza.
  14. Cut into 20 squares.
  15. Serve warm.

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