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Tuesday, September 11 2012

This classic Pizza Margherita was invented in 1889 by Naples pizza-maker in honor of Queen Margherita. Now it's a favorite recipe in many homes.


Pizza Margherita
Recipe from 
Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 55 mins
     recipe  Pizza Dough (see Recipe Center)
     tablespoon  olive oil
     15-ounce can  crushed tomatoes, undrained (1-3/4 cups)
     tablespoon  snipped fresh basil
     cloves  garlic, minced
     tablespoons  tomato paste
    16  ounces  fresh mozzarella, sliced
        Fresh basil leaves
Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Prepare Pizza Dough as directed, using the Thin-Crust Pizzas directions. Drizzle dough with olive oil.
For sauce, in a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, snipped basil, garlic, and tomato paste. Spread a thin layer of sauce over dough in each pan.
Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Remove pizzas from oven and place mozzarella in single layer on top of the sauce. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes more or until crust bottom is crisp and brown. Top with basil leaves. Cut pizzas into wedges and serve immediately. Makes 8 servings.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 437, Total Fat 20 g, Saturated Fat 10 g, Cholesterol 66 mg, Sodium 326 mg, Carbohydrate 44 g, Fiber 3 g, Protein 17 g. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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