Margherita Pizza (Pizza Margherita)

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READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
6
YIELD:
6 slices
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  2. Drizzle the olive oil over the pizza shell. Use a brush to spread it around and make sure to get the crust!
  3. Next, disperse the finely chopped garlic evenly.
  4. Spread the mozzarella cheese throughout the top, but keep it thin.
  5. Place the thinly sliced tomatoes across the entire pizza.
  6. Lightly salt and pepper the tomatoes with the kosher salt.
  7. Spread the fresh basil leaves, making sure to get some on tomatoes and on just the cheese itself.
  8. Cook the pizza in the oven for about 9-10 minutes, or until sufficiently crispy and melted to your liking.
  9. Add a little Parmesan cheese and (optional) crushed red pepper and enjoy!

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