Gourmet Margherita Pizza Night

Gourmet Margherita Pizza Night

Create a mouthwatering Margherita pizza right in the comfort of your own home with our Gourmet Margherita Pizza Night recipe. This classic Italian dish is elevated to a whole new level of flavor and sophistication.


  • 1 pizza dough
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups of fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup of fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup of extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C) and place a pizza stone inside to heat.
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a lightly floured surface into a circle.
  3. Spread tomato sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a small border around the edges.
  4. Evenly distribute the fresh mozzarella cheese over the sauce.
  5. Scatter the minced garlic and fresh basil leaves on top of the cheese.
  6. Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil over the pizza and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Transfer the pizza onto the hot pizza stone in the oven.
  8. Bake for about 10-12 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, then slice and serve.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 1 delicious Margherita pizza

Enjoy the perfect Gourmet Margherita Pizza Night with its crispy crust, melty cheese, and aromatic basil. It’s a simple yet elegant recipe that’s sure to impress your family and friends.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 300, Fat: 15g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 10g

Create lasting memories around the dinner table with this Gourmet Margherita Pizza Night recipe. Whether it’s a special occasion or just a cozy night in, the delightful flavors of this homemade pizza will transport you to the heart of Italy. Share this culinary experience with your loved ones and savor every bite.