Summer Pizza Recipe

Summer Pizza Recipe

How To Make Summer Pizza

Use the freshest tomatoes and basil you can find for this vibrant summer pizza. Top with fresh mozzarella to impart some luscious creaminess too.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 4tomatoes,(about 2 lbs)
  • 1tspsalt
  • 1smallred onion
  • 10ozfresh mozzarella
  • 6tbspfresh basil,chopped
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper
  • 2pizza shells,(12-inch), store bought
  • ½cupparmesan,grated
  • 2tbspolive oil


  1. Heat the oven to 450 degrees F.

  2. Put the tomatoes in a strainer set over a medium bowl.

  3. Toss with the salt and let drain for 15 minutes.

  4. In a medium bowl, combine the drained tomatoes with the onion, mozzarella, basil and pepper.

  5. Top each pizza shell with half of the tomato mixture.

  6. Sprinkle the pizzas with the Parmesan and drizzle with the oil.

  7. Bake directly on the oven rack for about 8 minutes, until the cheese just melts.


  • Calories: 809.27kcal
  • Fat: 33.29g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.72g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.32g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.70g
  • Carbohydrates: 88.79g
  • Fiber: 6.20g
  • Sugar: 6.20g
  • Protein: 37.86g
  • Cholesterol: 68.63mg
  • Sodium: 1688.13mg
  • Calcium: 727.03mg
  • Potassium: 578.23mg
  • Iron: 5.72mg
  • Vitamin A: 227.54µg
  • Vitamin C: 18.86mg
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