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freshly baked margherita pizza
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Margherita Pizza

Margherita Pizza – enjoy a healthier pizza without the guilt.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: margherita pizza
Servings: 4
Calories: 286kcal


  • 1/3 recipe pizza dough
  • 5 cocktail tomatoes sliced thin
  • 8 ounce mozzarella cheese sliced or shredded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • fresh basil
  • pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 500 F degrees.
  • Roll out the dough and arrange it on a pizza tray. Brush with the olive oil and sprinkle the garlic slices over it.
  • Top with the sliced tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and ground pepper.
  • Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until nice and golden brown.
  • Top with fresh basil.


Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 594mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 487IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 286mg | Iron: 1mg