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Pizza Margherita
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4

Fresh mozzarella and basil, olive oil and tomatoes spell "Margherita" pizza with prized Italian flavors. Mmm! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
pouch (6.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ pizza crust mix
4
oz fresh mozzarella cheese, well drained
1
can (14.5 oz) fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained
1/4
teaspoon salt
Fresh cracked pepper to taste
1/4
cup thin strips fresh basil leaves
1
tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves
1
tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. Grease cookie sheet or pizza pan. Make pizza crust as directed on pouch. Press dough into 12-inch circle on cookie sheet or pizza pan, using floured fingers. Press dough from center to edge so edge is slightly thicker than center.
  • 2
    Cut mozzarella into 1/4-inch slices. Place cheese on dough to within 1/2 inch of edge. Arrange tomatoes on cheese. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, 2 tablespoons of the basil and the oregano. Drizzle with oil.
  • 3
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons basil.

Expert Tips

  • You can use 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves for the fresh, but expect the flavor to be different.
  • You can use preshredded packaged cheese to save time. Expect a slightly different flavor and texture.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
840mg
35%
Potassium
100mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
4g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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