Easy Margherita Pizza Recipe

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Irma Mitchelle Modified: May 31, 2022
Easy Margherita Pizza Recipe

Not a pro in baking pizza? Don’t worry, I got you covered. You can always try making homemade margarita pizza that checks all the boxes. What’s even better is that you can make this in less than one hour. It’s great for parties, solo eating, or a dinner for two . Try this recipe and enhance your baking skills!

How To Make Easy Margherita Pizza

For a keto-friendly meal, try this yeast-free margarita pizza that comes with a crunchy thin crust and topped with tomatoes, onions, and yogurt sauce.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1cupall purpose or white whole wheat flour,plus more for dusting
  • tspbaking powder
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • 1cup0% Stonyfield Greek yogurt,not regular, drained if there’s any liquid

For the Sauce:

  • cupsan marzano tomatoes,canned, crushed by hand
  • 1small garlic clove,minced
  • ¼tspkosher salt
  • pinchoregano,dried
  • fresh black pepper,to taste
  • 4ozfresh mozzarella cheese,sliced thin and torn by hand
  • fresh basil,torn for topping
  • extra virgin olive oil,optional for drizzling

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder and salt and whisk well.

  2. Add the yogurt and mix with a fork or spatula until well combined, it will look like small crumbles.

  3. Lightly dust flour on a work surface and remove dough from the bowl, knead the dough a few times until dough is tacky, but not sticky for about 20 turns.

  4. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. If using a round pizza pan or sheet pan, spray with oil.

  5. Sprinkle a work surface and rolling pin with a little flour and roll the dough out into a large thin round or oval.

  6. Lay the dough out onto the oiled nonstick pizza dish or sheet pan.

  7. Spread the sauce over the crust. Top with cheese and place the pan on the pizza stone, bake 10 to 12 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and the crust is cooked through.

  8. Transfer to a cutting board, top with basil and drizzle with olive oil, if desired. Slice the pie into 8 slices.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 277.39kcal
  • Fat: 13.58g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.53g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.80g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.03g
  • Fiber: 3.49g
  • Sugar: 3.12g
  • Protein: 15.53g
  • Cholesterol: 34.81mg
  • Sodium: 372.48mg
  • Calcium: 352.46mg
  • Potassium: 167.77mg
  • Iron: 1.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 61.18µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.88mg
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