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Tomato and Basil Pizza Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Genessis Kobayashi

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb refrigerated fresh pizza dough
1 tbsp plain yellow cornmeal
1/2 cup Lower-sodium marinara sauce
1 Large tomato, thinly sliced
3 1/2 oz Fresh mozzarella cheese, torn
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
1/2 tsp Freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup Loosely packed basil leaves, torn
1/4 tsp Crushed red pepper
1 tsp olive oil
1 tbsp balsamic glaze

Directions:
Directions:
Step 1: Place a rectangular pizza stone in the oven, and preheat to 500F.

Step 2: Place the dough in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, and microwave at HIGH 30 seconds, until the dough is slightly warmed.

Step 3: Place the dough on a lightly floured surface, and roll out into a 15-inch x 12-inch rectangle. Sprinkle cornmeal on a large piece of parchment paper; place the dough rectangle on the cornmeal. Let stand 5 minutes.

Step 4: Place the parchment and dough on a flat baking sheet. Bake at 500F for 3 minutes.

Step 5: Spread marinara sauce on the crust. Top evenly with tomato, cheese, and garlic. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper. Gently slide the pizza onto the preheated pizza stone.

Step 6: Bake at 500F for 12 minutes or until crust is browned and edges are crispy. Sprinkle basil and crushed red pepper evenly over top; drizzle with oil and balsamic glaze. Cut into 6 slices.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes

 

 

 

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