The BEST Homemade Margherita Pizza

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The BEST Homemade Margherita Pizza
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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 7 ounces warm water (105 degrees F - 115 degrees F)
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cornmeal (for the pizza peel)
  • 1 cup canned tomatoes (San Marzano pureed)
  • 2 garlic cloves (medium fresh, minced with a garlic press)
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil (plus more for drizzling)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper (freshly)
  • 2 pinches sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons parmigiano reggiano cheese (finely grated, plus more for serving, I use my microplane)
  • 7 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese (cut into 1/2-inch cubes, *preferably fresh mozzarella not packed in water)
  • 6 fresh basil leaves (large, plus more for garnishing)
  • red pepper flakes (crushed dried, optional)
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NutritionView more

200Calories
Sodium16%DV380mg
Fat6%DV4g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs12%DV36g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories200Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat4g6%
Saturated Fat1g5%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol<5mg1%
Sodium380mg16%
Potassium200mg6%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate36g12%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars<1g2%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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