Rustic Margherita Pizza Recipe
Picture this: a rustic kitchen, the aroma of fresh basil wafting through the air, and the sizzle of a homemade Margherita pizza in the oven. This Rustic Margherita Pizza Recipe is a culinary journey back to the heart of Italy, where simple ingredients come together to create a symphony of flavors.
- 1 pound pizza dough
- 1/2 cup tomato sauce
- 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced
- Handful of fresh basil leaves
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C).
- Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
- Spread tomato sauce evenly over the dough.
- Place slices of fresh mozzarella on top.
- Scatter fresh basil leaves over the pizza.
- Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly.
Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes | Total time: 30 minutes
Yields: 1 delicious Rustic Margherita Pizza
Enjoy the simplicity of this Rustic Margherita Pizza Recipe, where each bite is a burst of authentic Italian flavors. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or simply craving a homemade pizza night, this recipe brings a taste of Italy to your table.
Nutritional information: Calories per serving – 320 | Fat – 14g | Carbohydrates – 36g | Protein – 12g
Make this pizza, and transport yourself to the rustic kitchens of Italy, where the essence of Margherita pizza is a celebration of simplicity and taste.