Meatless Monday: Pizza Margarita

October 10, 2011

Pizza margarita is a simple dish that when done well, is the most delicious thing in the world.  It is a cheese pizza made with fresh tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, and topped with slivers of basil.  This recipe is made easy with the use of pre-made pizza dough.  As there are only a few ingredients, it is important to keep the quality of ingredients in mind.  The better the ingredients, the better the pizza.

Pizza Margarita
Recipe from Everyday Occasions

Ingredients:

Pre-Made Pizza Dough*
*I bought this dough at Whole Foods, you can also go to any pizza place and ask for a round of dough.  It typically costs about $2 for a large piece.
1 - 14.5 oz. can of crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1/2 tablespoon of dried italian herbs (you can use any brand with oregano & basil)
4 cloves of garlic, minced
1 teaspoon of sea salt
1 teaspoon of sugar
fresh mozzarella
fresh basil
parmesan cheese, grated

For recipe directions, click here

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