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Homemade Margherita Pizza | Stacey Mattinson Nutrition

Homemade Margherita Pizza | Vegetarian

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 6 hrs 22 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian, American
Servings 8 slices
Calories 191 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 raw, frozen pizza dough (or use ready whole wheat pizza crust - Boboli makes a 100% whole wheat pizza crust that works well!)
  • 1/2 c pizza sauce
  • 6 basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 4 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, chopped

Instructions
 

  • Remove pizza dough from freezer at least ~6-8 hours prior to when you want to make the pizza. Place dough in a mixing bowl with a damp kitchen towel or cheesecloth over the top. Let rise.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Flour your hands, pizza dish and your rolling pin (or glass cup). Remove dough from mixing bowl. Knead, and roll out to desired thickness. (Optional: use a pastry brush to brush a little olive oil on the edge of the pizza crust).
  • Add pizza sauce, fresh mozzarella cheese and chopped basil. Bake for ~12 minutes. Remove from oven and enjoy.

Nutrition

Sodium: 362mgSugar: 3gFiber: 2gPotassium: 52mgCholesterol: 7mgCalories: 191kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 2gFat: 5gProtein: 9gCarbohydrates: 30g
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