Personal Margherita Pizzas Recipe

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Personal Margherita Pizzas Recipe
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Personal Margherita Pizzas Recipe

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This family-friendly supper is simplicity at its finest. Golden-brown, melted fresh mozzarella and a sprinkling of fresh basil give these personal pies Italian-inspired flavors. —Jerry Gulley, San Francisco, CA
MAKES:
3 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
3 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6-1/2 ounces) pizza crust mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

Directions

Preheat oven to 425°. Prepare pizza dough according to package directions, adding oregano before mixing. Divide into three portions.
Pat each portion of dough into an 8-in. circle on greased baking sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Spread each crust with 1/4 cup pizza sauce to within 1/2 in. of edge. Top with cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until crust is golden and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Personal Margherita Pizzas in Simple & Delicious June/July 2013, p21

Nutritional Facts

1 pizza: 407 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 675mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 18g protein.

  • 1 package (6-1/2 ounces) pizza crust mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Prepare pizza dough according to package directions, adding oregano before mixing. Divide into three portions.
  2. Pat each portion of dough into an 8-in. circle on greased baking sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  3. Spread each crust with 1/4 cup pizza sauce to within 1/2 in. of edge. Top with cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until crust is golden and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Personal Margherita Pizzas in Simple & Delicious June/July 2013, p21

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LindaS_WI User ID: 7202558 243047
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"Fantastic and easy; can't beat that combination."

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MySprocket User ID: 7521001 200282
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2013

"This was fantastic. I didn't change a thing."

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