Margherita Mediterranean Model
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 1-2 wedges
1-batch pizza shell (refer to the Perfect Pizza & Pastry Dough Recipe)
2-tbsp olive oil
½-cup crushed tomatoes
3-Roma tomatoes, sliced ¼-inch thick
½-cup fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
6-oz. block mozzarella, cut into ¼-inch slices, blot-dry with a paper
½-tsp sea salt
- Preheat your oven to 450 °F.
- Lightly brush the pizza shell with olive oil. Thoroughly spread the crushed
tomatoes over the pizza shell, leaving a half-inch space around its edge as the
- Top the pizza with the Roma tomato slices, basil leaves, and mozzarella
slices. Sprinkle salt over the pizza.
- Place the pizza directly on the oven rack. Bake for 15 minutes until the
cheese is bubbling and melting from the center to the edge. Let the pizza cool
for 5 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition: Calories: 251, Total Fats: 8g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Carbohydrates:
34g, Protein: 9g