Margherita Pizza Recipe

This classic pizza recipe only has 3 simple toppings.

The classic margherita is simple and classic: tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and fresh basil. Use this basic dough recipe to perfect your homemade pizza-making skills! 

Margherita Pizza Recipe

Chino L. Cruz
This classic pizza recipe only has 3 simple toppings.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Italian
Servings 1 10-inch pizza


Margherita Pizza Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup tomato pizza sauce
  • 100 Grams mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 Cup fresh basil leaves fresh


  • Place toppings on a prepped pizza crust: begin with tomato sauce and then the mozzarella. Bake in an oven preheated to 500° for 6 minutes. Top with fresh basil leaves and serve immediately.
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