Pizza Margherita

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We’ll be preparing the pizza using our homemade dough and sauce. Follow the links for detailed ingredients:

Additional Ingredients for Pizza Margherita

Ingredient Amount / Weight Note
Fresh mozzarella 8 ounces Sliced
Fresh basil leaves To taste
Extra-virgin olive oil Drizzle


  1. Prepare the pizza dough following our Pizza Dough Recipe.
  2. Preheat your oven to its highest setting with a pizza stone or baking sheet inside.
  3. Roll out your pizza dough on a piece of parchment paper.
  4. Prepare the pizza sauce following our Pizza Sauce Recipe and spread it over the dough, leaving a small border.
  5. Distribute slices of fresh mozzarella evenly over the sauce.
  6. Slide the pizza (with the parchment) onto the preheated stone or baking sheet.
  7. Bake until the crust is golden and cheese is bubbling.
  8. Remove from the oven, top with fresh basil leaves and a drizzle of olive oil.
  9. Slice and serve immediately.