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Mozzarella Meltdown: The Ultimate Pizza Margherita Explosion

Pizza Margherita

About the Dish:

Pizza Margherita is a classic Italian pizza that originated in Naples. It is named after Queen Margherita of Italy and is known for its simple yet delicious flavors. This pizza features a thin and crispy crust topped with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and basil leaves. The combination of the sweet tomatoes, creamy cheese, and aromatic basil creates a perfect harmony of flavors. Pizza Margherita is a favorite among pizza lovers around the world.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 600mg
Total Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 12g


Ingredient Quantity
Pizza Dough 1 package
Tomatoes 2
Mozzarella Cheese 200g
Fresh Basil Leaves A handful
Olive Oil 2 tablespoons
Salt To taste
Black Pepper To taste

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C). Roll out the pizza dough into a thin circle and place it on a pizza stone or baking sheet.
  • Step 2: Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella cheese into thin rounds. Arrange the tomato slices evenly on top of the pizza dough. Place the mozzarella slices on top of the tomatoes.
  • Step 3: Tear the fresh basil leaves into small pieces and sprinkle them over the pizza. Drizzle olive oil over the entire pizza. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  • Step 4: Place the pizza in the preheated oven and bake for about 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Step 5: Remove the pizza from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes. Slice and serve hot. Enjoy your homemade Pizza Margherita!

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