Pizza Margherita | Rao's Homemade

Pizza Margherita

Ingredients
1lb Fresh or store-bought
Pizza Dough
For the pan
Cornmeal
2 tablespoons freshly grated
Parmesan
1/2 pound, thinly sliced
Fresh Mozzarella
5 fresh
Basil
DIRECTIONS
01

Preheat the oven to 500º F.

02

Stretch the dough out into a 12-inch circle onto a pizza pan.

03

TIP: sprinkle some cornmeal under the pizza to ensure that they don’t stick and the crust is crispy.

04

Spread Rao’s Homemade® Pizza Sauce over the dough.

05

Sprinkle with the Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.

06

Top with the mozzarella slices, and space 5 basil leaves evenly around the surface.

07

Bake for 8-12 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and crust is golden brown.

08

Slice and serve.

09

To Make Your Own Pizza Dough
Ingredients:
1⅔ cups bread flour
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp active dry yeast
1 tsp salt
¾ cup ice water
1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

Mix ingredients in mixer or food processor until thoroughly combined. Remove and place in a bowl; cover with a towel. Let rise for 2 hours, or until dough has doubled in size.

Roll out and place on oiled sheet pan and allow to rise for another 1/2 hour.

PRODUCTS USED
Pizza Sauce
Bring home the famous taste of Rao’s Homemade® Pizza Sauce. Our classic pizza sauce is a delicious combination of Italian whole peeled tomatoes, cherry tomatoes and natural herbs, slow-simmered to…