Pizza Margherita

It was created in honour of the queen and it bears witness of the affection she inspired in Neapolitan people, who saw her as a young bride ascend the throne in their city.

  • Time

    45 minutes

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Course

    Bread, focaccia, pizzas

  • Italian Region

    Campania

Ingredients

Serving 1

Preparation

25 minutes preparation + 20 minutes cooking

Roll out the dough giving it a round shape and place it onto an oiled baking tin; spread the tomatoes and mozzarella, thinly sliced, on top. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 400° F for 20 minutes. Serve garnished with basil leaves.

Chef's Tips

The quantities to prepare the dough here indicated could slightly vary according to type of flour you will use. So keep some extra flour and water aside, in order to add them to the dough when necessary to gain the right consistency, which is a smooth and elastic dough, easy to clean off the hands and the working table.

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