Classic Margarita Pizza Pie

Classic Margarita Pizza Pie

Classic Margarita Pizza Pie is a timeless favorite that combines the simple pleasures of fresh ingredients and traditional flavors. This recipe will take you on a culinary journey to Italy, where this iconic pizza originated.


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


  1. Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C). Place a pizza stone or an upside-down baking sheet in the oven to heat.
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. Spread the tomato sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a small border for the crust.
  4. Evenly distribute the fresh mozzarella cheese on top of the sauce.
  5. Arrange the fresh basil leaves on the pizza.
  6. In a small bowl, mix the olive oil and minced garlic, then drizzle it over the pizza. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Transfer the pizza onto the preheated pizza stone or baking sheet in the oven.
  8. Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is bubbling and slightly browned.
  9. Remove from the oven, let it cool for a minute, then slice and serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1 delicious Margarita Pizza Pie

Enjoy the simplicity and flavors of Italy with this Classic Margarita Pizza Pie. Perfect for a family dinner or a cozy night in.

Nutrition: (Per Serving) Calories: 300 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 12g

Classic Margarita Pizza Pie is more than just a recipe; it’s a slice of Italian culture and a celebration of fresh, quality ingredients. The combination of tangy tomato sauce, creamy mozzarella cheese, and aromatic basil creates a harmonious blend of flavors that’s hard to resist. Whether you’re making it for a family dinner or a casual get-together with friends, this pizza is sure to be a hit. The crispy crust, gooey cheese, and fragrant basil will transport your taste buds to the streets of Naples. So, roll up your sleeves, preheat that oven, and embark on a culinary journey to create your very own Classic Margarita Pizza Pie masterpiece.

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