Carrabba’s Margherita Pizza (Copycat) Recipe

This recipe is sure to be a new regular in your household. It’s cheesy and made with fresh herbs. You can’t go wrong with this Carrabba’s copycat recipe.

Carrabba’s Margherita Pizza (Copycat) Recipe

How To Make Carrabba's Margherita Pizza (Copycat)

When craving pizza, this version of the Carrabba\’s Margherita pizza will hit the spot. Quick and easy, it\’s made with fresh herbs and gooey mozzarella.

Prep: 15 mins
Rest Time:: 30 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 1 hr 10 mins


  • 1 lb pizza dough
  • 10 oz tomatoes, preferably Roma, sliced
  • 10 oz buffalo mozzarella cheese, drained and sliced into ½-inch rounds
  • cup marinara sauce
  • ¼ cup basil leaves, (10 leaves)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • all-purpose flour, for dusting
  • salt, to season

For Garnish:

  • ½ tbsp parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Brush a 12-inch pizza plate with olive oil, dust with flour, and tap to remove any excess.
  2. Dust both your rolling pin and working area with flour. Place your pizza dough on it, then roll until ¼ -inch thick.
  3. Roll your pizza dough onto your prepared pizza plate. Allow to rest for 30 minutes in a warm area.
  4. Blind bake your pizza crust for 10 minutes afterward.
  5. Spread your marinara sauce around the pizza, leaving at least 1-inch space from the top.
  6. Next, place your tomatoes around the pizza, followed by the buffalo mozzarella.
  7. Drizzle with olive oil and season lightly with salt.
  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until crust has turned golden and mozzarella has melted.
  9. Top with basil leaves and garnish with parmesan cheese. Portion accordingly and serve immediately.


  • Sugar: 10g
  • :
  • Calcium: 20mg
  • Calories: 361kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 58g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Potassium: 241mg
  • Protein: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 941mg
  • Vitamin A: 763IU
  • Vitamin C: 11mg
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