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Margherita Pizza Recipe

Easy Margherita Pizza Recipe

Fresh Margherita Pizza is loaded with fresh basil, mozzarella cheese, and Easy Pizza Sauce! You will have a homemade Pizza on your table in minutes! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 220kcal
Author Nichole


  • 1 Recipe Pizza Dough
  • 1/2 cup Pizza Sauce of Choice
  • 2 cups Fresh Sliced Mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • Fresh Basil Leaves


  • Preheat oven to 475F. Prepare all ingredients for the margherita pizza.
  • On a floured surface, roll the dough into the desired shape. Top it off with pizza sauce, pieces of fresh mozzarella and sprinkle a bit of parmesan cheese.
  • Bake pizza for about 14 minutes or until the crust is lightly browned and the cheese is golden. 
  • Remove pizza from the oven, top it off with fresh basil. Serve pizza right away, while the cheese is all melted.


NOTE:  You can also use one pound of store bought pizza dough for this recipe.


Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 659mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 280IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 1.6mg