Basil and Tomato Pizza

  • Yield: 4 servings


1 (16-ounce) raw pre-made pizza dough ball
1cup marinara sauce
1 (16-ounce) package shredded mozzarella or Italian cheese mixture (2 cups)
2tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 ripe tomatoes, chopped
1tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
1/4cup chopped fresh basil
2teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. On a surface lightly dusted with flour, use both hands or a rolling pin to pull or roll pizza dough into a 16-inch circle. Place on a baking pan.
  3. Spread sauce evenly over the pizza shell. Scatter cheese over the sauce. Sprinkle the tomatoes, oregano and basil over the pizza. Drizzle with olive oil. Bake on a shelf near the bottom of the oven 12 to 15 minutes until the pizza is baked through and the crust is crispy. Cut into wedges to serve.



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