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Margherita Pizza Recipe

Margherita Pizza makes a classic, delicious pizza recipe that everyone loves. Get this family favorite Margherita Pizza for your next pizza night!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4 -6
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pizza dough
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/2 pound Mozzarella cheese cut into 1-inch thick slices or grated
  • 1 medium tomato sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 bunch fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 475ยบ F. Drizzle 12-inch cast iron skillet with olive oil. Press pizza dough into the bottom of the skillet, creating a bit of an edge up the side of the skillet.
  • Spread pizza sauce on the pizza dough and layer with Mozzarella cheese and tomato slice. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Bake until edges of crust have browned and pizza has cooked throughout, about 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to rest for about 5 minutes.
  • Arrange basil leaves on top of pizza, slice and serve.