Easy Margherita Pizza

Easy Margherita Pizza


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This classic pizza is made even easier by using store bought fresh pizza dough. The fresh tomatoes and mozzarella on top make this a healthy and delicious meal.

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Time needed

15 min preparation + 15 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

8 servings


  • 1/2 pkg. fresh (storebought or homemade) pizza dough
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. jarred garlic
  • 1/4 C. pre-made tomato sauce
  • 8 oz. mozzarella cheese, sliced into 1/2 inch thick pieces
  • 2 plum tomatoes, sliced (or any tomato you like)
  • handful of fresh basil
  • fresh ground pepper, to taste

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Preheat the oven to 475F.
Mix the olive oil and garlic together in a small dish. Cook for 15 minutes and spread olive oil/garlic mixture on top of crust. Top with tomato sauce, then the mozzarella cheese slices, then the tomato slices.
Bake for 14-16 minutes or until the crust is lightly browned and the cheese is bubbling.
Remove from the oven and top with fresh basil and pepper. Slice pizza and serve immediately.

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