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Pizza Margherita Recipe

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This recipe for Pizza Margherita, by , is from The Dunkel Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jackie Dunkel


For the Pizza Dough:
1 pound all purpose flour
1 ounce fresh yeast
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup warm water
salt & pepper

For the Topping:
1 pound fresh mozzarella
1 cup marinara sauce
fresh basil
extra virgin olive oil

Dough Preparation:

Mound the flour in a pile with a hole in the middle.

Dissolve the yeast in warm water.

Add all the dough ingredients to the flour.

Work all the ingredients together until the dough forms into the shape of a ball. Make sure you really work it well.

Let the dough rest for 2 hours covered with plastic wrap at room temperature.

Pizza Preparation:

Stretch the dough with a floured rolling pin into a 12"-14" circle.

Lay the dough flat on either an aluminum baking pan or a pizza stone.

Add marinara sauce and mozzarella in thin slices.

Drizzle olive oil and garnish with fresh basil and oregano.

Bake in the oven at 350F for approximately 10-15 mins. or until crust is golden brown

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