Pizza Margherita. Place dough on a lightly floured pizza peel. A classic Pizza Margherita, named for Queen Margherita of Italy, shows off the colors of the Italian flag with red tomatoes, white mozzarella and fresh green basil. This is pizza at its purest perfection, as it is encountered in Italy or on the French Rivera.
Make the dough: Fill a small bowl with hot tap water. Pizza Margherita (more commonly known in English as Margherita pizza) is a typical Neapolitan pizza, made with San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, fresh basil, salt and extra-virgin olive oil. Traditionally, it is made with fior di latte (cow's milk mozzarella) rather than buffalo mozzarella. You can have Pizza Margherita using 6 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Pizza Margherita
- Prepare 650 grams of pizza dough.
- You need 250 grams of mozzarella.
- It’s 200 grams of tomato sauce.
- You need of Oregano.
- You need of Salt.
- It’s of Oil.
Margherita pizza is a thin-crust Naples-style pizza topped with tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, basil leaves, and Parmigiano-Reggiano. It's easy to make at home, and you don't need a fancy oven or even a pizza stone to get pizzeria-quality results. Tips for Margherita Pizza Success: For the best margherita pizza, you will want to preheat your oven to the highest temperature possible. Now it's a favorite recipe in many homes.
Pizza Margherita instructions
- Roll the dough and use your finger to keep the crust thick.
- Add salt and oil to the tomato sauce. Then spread the sauce on your pizza.
- Add mozzarella, more olive oil.
- Bake for 6/7 minutes at 500 Fahrenheit.
Margherita Pizza (Pizza Margherita) Recipe by Chef Acosta. A light pizza with olive oil, garlic, fresh basil, fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Perfect with a beer on a hot summer night. I was inspired to try and make this myself after having an delicious version of it at Small Bar in Chicago. Spread over pan, rolling in edges to form a rim.