Margherita Pizza

This classic pizza can be a base for any topping you want to try!

2
30
10
Equipment: 
  • Large bowl
  • Measuring jug
  • Wooden spoon
  • Saucepan
  • Tea towel
  • Rolling pin
  • Baking trays
  • Chopping board
  • Sharp knife
Ingredients: 

Base

  • 150g strong bread flour
  • 100ml warm water
  • 1/2 tsp instant yeast
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Sauce

  • 50ml passata
  • 1 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • a handful of fresh basil

Topping

  • 75g mozzarella, sliced if using a ball or grated
  • 30g cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • fresh basil leaves
Simple steps: 
  1. Put the flour, yeast and salt into a large bowl
  2. Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients and add the warm water and the olive oil
  3. Mix with the wooden spoon until the dough is soft
  4. Knead on a lightly floured surface for 5 mins, cover with the tea towel and leave to one side
  5. Cook the passata, garlic and basil for 5 minutes, leave to cool
  6. Roll out the dough onto a floured surface and shape into a pizza base shape
  7. Add the tomato sauce and top with the mozzarella and tomatoes
  8. Cook for about 8-10 mins until the pizza starts to go crisp at the edges

Try adding your own toppings to this pizza! Our favourite is adding mushrooms, peppers, red onion and sweetcorn!

Calories: 
431
Protein: 
19g
Fat: 
15g
Saturated fat: 
7g
Carbohydrates: 
59g
Sugars: 
2g
Salt: 
187mg
Dietary fibre: 
3g
Allergen information: 
Cheese
Egg
Gluten
Wheat
Whole wheat