Grilled Margherita Pizza

Top a prebaked pizza crust with tomato, cheese and herbs for an Italian favorite that's ready in less than 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
package (14 oz) prebaked original Italian pizza crust (12 inch)
1
medium roma (plum) tomato, thinly sliced
2
tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves
1
cup finely shredded Italian cheese blend (4 oz)

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. In small bowl, mix garlic, oil and oregano; brush over pizza crust. Top with tomato, basil and cheese.
  • 2 Cover and grill over medium-low heat 7 to 9 minutes, moving pizza around grill every 2 minutes to prevent bottom from burning, until cheese is melted.
  • 3 Cut pizza into 36 squares. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Finely shredded mozzarella cheese can be used instead of the Italian blend.

To bake the pizza, heat oven to 450°F. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.