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5 from 3 votes

Pizza Margherita|

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Pizzas & Flatbreads
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 1 13-inch pizza


  • 1/2 pizza dough recipe
  • 1/2 cup basic tomato sauce
  • ¾ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 6   fresh basil leaves
  • Corn meal for the pizza peel


  • In the middle rack of the oven, preheat a pizza stone to 450°F.
  • Sprinkle the cornmeal on a pizza peel.
  • On a floured surface, with a roller, extend the dough and place it on the pizza peel.
  • Evenly distribute the tomato sauce.
  • Evenly sprinkle the mozzarella cheese.
  • Place the pizza on the pizza stone and bake it for 9-10 minutes.
  • Take out the pizza from the oven and evenly distribute the basil leaves.