Extra Cheesy Pizza Margherita

Extra Cheesy Pizza Margherita

Recipe by CookingIsLifestyleCourse: Dough Recipes, Italian Kitchen, Snacks
Servings

1

servings
Prep time

1

hour 
Cooking time

20

minutes
Calories

300

kcal

Ingredients

  • Dough:
  • 12,5 g fresh yeast or 2 tsp dry yeast

  • 250ml water

  • 600g flour

  • 50ml olive oil

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 0,5 tsp sugar

  • Sauce:
  • 200 g crushed tomatoes (passata)

  • 0,5 tsp salt

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1 tbs olive oil

  • 2 tbs tomato paste

  • 1 tbs red balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 2 tsp oregano

  • Topping:
  • 200 g mozzarella

  • Cheese

Directions

  • Activate the yeast in warm water.
  • Add the other ingredients for the dough and knead for about 4 – 7 minutes. Put the dough in a big bowl, cover and let it rise at room temperature for 1 hour.
  • Mince the garlic and sizzle it in olive oil.
  • Mix in the tomato paste and then mix in the other ingredients for the sauce. Let it boil and then simmer for about 20 minutes, stir sometimes while it’s simmering.
  • Let the pizza sauce cool down before using it on the pizza.
  • Set the oven to 250 °C.
  • Roll out the dough and put it on a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Spread the sauce on the pizza dough and top with the cheese.
  • Bake it in the oven until it gets good color.