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Margherita Pizza

Pizza Margherita

This classic Neapolitan pizza is a winner every time!  This recipe uses a pre made pizza crust, so you'll have this delicious pizza on the table in no time!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings


  • 8 oz mozzarella fresca I used Galbani pre-sliced cheese
  • few sprigs fresh basil
  • 8 oz tomato sauce I used Contadina
  • 1 pre made pizza crust/base
  • olive oil for drizzling
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 roma tomato thinly sliced


  • Heat up your oven as per the instructions on your pre made pizza crust/base package.
  • Add the tomato sauce to your pizza base (spread to cover the base). Add your thinly sliced tomato to the sauce.  Top with slices of mozzarella. 
    tomato sauce, mozzarella and tomato
  • Place your pizza with toppings into the preheated oven, and bake according to the package instructions.
  • Remove, then add hand torn basil to the top of the pizza.  Drizzle with olive oil, add pepper to taste, then cut and enjoy!
    Margherita Pizza


Enjoy this delicious Pizza Margherita with a glass of Italian wine and side salad for a delicious meal!
Keyword Pizza