Classic Margherita Pizza: Pizza Night!

Classic Margherita Pizza

Classic Margherita Pizza: Pizza Night!

Classic Margherita Pizza is the ultimate comfort food, perfect for a cozy Pizza Night at home. With its simplicity and timeless flavors, this pizza has captured the hearts of pizza lovers worldwide.


  • 1 pizza dough
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C).
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. Transfer the dough to a pizza stone or baking sheet.
  4. Spread the tomato sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a small border for the crust.
  5. Layer the fresh mozzarella slices on top of the sauce.
  6. Scatter minced garlic and fresh basil leaves over the cheese.
  7. Drizzle olive oil over the pizza and season with salt and pepper.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly and slightly browned.
  9. Remove from the oven, let it cool for a minute, slice, and serve.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1 delicious Margherita pizza

Classic Margherita Pizza is the epitome of simplicity and flavor. With a thin, crispy crust, fresh tomato sauce, creamy mozzarella, and aromatic basil, it’s a timeless favorite for Pizza Night.

Nutrition Information: Calories – 250 per slice, Fat – 11g, Carbohydrates – 29g, Protein – 9g

Classic Margherita Pizza is a crowd-pleaser that never goes out of style. Whether you’re hosting a pizza party or simply craving a slice of comfort, this recipe delivers. Enjoy the aroma of freshly baked pizza and savor each bite of this classic Italian favorite. So, gather your ingredients and make your Pizza Night truly special with a homemade Margherita Pizza!