Margherita Pizza

Margherita Pizza Recipe
Photo: Thomas J. Story
Margherita Pizza is a classic dinner idea and a family favorite. There's just something about the simplicity and freshness of the ingredients that makes it a hit.


Serves 6
Total time: 10 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 725
Caloriesfromfat 45 %
Protein 27 g
Fat 36 g
Satfat 14 g
Carbohydrate 73 g
Fiber 4.7 g
Sodium 1001 mg
Cholesterol 67 mg


1 pound water-packed fresh mozzarella cheese, drained and cut into 30 to 36 slices
Small fresh basil leaves


Spread each half-grilled dough round with about 2 tbsp. pizza sauce, then evenly space 5 or 6 slices cheese over sauce. Grill as directed in step 6 of Our Best Pizza Dough, then top each pizza with several whole or torn basil leaves.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving with crust.