This Margherita Pizza Recipe is delicious and makes an easy dinner for those busy weeknights. Print out our printable recipe and make it tonight!
Place a pizza stone on the middle rack of your oven and turn heat to its highest setting (not to broil…my oven heats up to 550 degrees F). Let it heat for at least 30 minutes. If you don’t have a pizza stone, you can use a regular baking sheet.
Put the sauce in the center of the pizza dough and use the back of a spoon to spread evenly over the surface, stopping approximately 1/4 inch from the edges.
Drizzle a little olive oil over the pizza.
Break or slice the cheese into large pieces and place these on top of the sauce.
Scatter the basil leaves over the top.
Pick up the pie and slide it onto the heated pizza stone that is already in the oven.
Bake until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is bubbling, approximately 4 to 8 minutes (or until a little brown and crispy around the edges and the cheese are all melted.