Pizza Mozzarella
Preparation Difficulty
1 hour ★✩✩✩✩

Appropriate for 4 servings


For The Dough

  • 300gr flour, strong bread
  • 1 teaspoon instant yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 200ml warm water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

For The Tomato Sauce

  • 100ml fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • A handful fresh basil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • Salt
  • Pepper

For The Toppings

The servings do not refer to the pizza slices.


  1. Preheat the oven to 240° Celsius / 475° Fahrenheit degrees.
  2. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

For The Dough

  1. Put the flour, the yeast and the salt in a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Make a hole in the middle of the mixture and pour the water and olive oil into the hole.
  3. Combine all together until you have a dough and then turn out onto a clean surface with a bit of flour.
  4. Knead the dough for about 5 minutes, until it becomes elastic and smooth.
  5. Cover with a towel and put it aside.

For The Tomato Sauce

  1. In the meantime, mix the tomatoes, crushed garlic and fresh basil until you have a nice mixture.
  2. Season with salt and pepper according to your preference.

Combine Them & Add the Toppings

  1. Roll out the dough, divide in half and form into two large thin rounds.
  2. Put the rounds into the baking sheets with the parchment paper.
  3. Add the tomato sauce all over the two rounds and then proceed with the mozzarella cheese and tomato slices. Add the grated Parmesan cheese last.
  4. Put the sheets into the oven and bake for about 25 to 30 minutes each.
  5. Remove from the oven and let the pizzas coll off for about 5 minutes.
  6. Garnish with the fresh basil and form 4 slices in each pizza with a pizza cutter.

Your Pizza Mozzarella is ready to serve!

So, pizza is one of the most favourite dishes…for almost everyone I think! I mean, who can say no when it comes to pizza, especially if it’s made with this thin crispy base and all the ideal toppings of your liking! Well, at least for me, this is something I just cannot seem to resist! And you guessed that right! Pizza Mozzarella is my own version of ideal pizza!

You see, most of the times, we tend to go out and eat it or even better, order it from the pizza house of our area in the convenience of our sofa! But what if you could make a pizza easily, quickly and with the ingredients you got to choose? That actually sounds better!

So, how about you check on the above recipe and see if this pizza version is your ideal one?

It’s light, it’s delicious and this Pizza Mozzarella recipe pairs wonderfully with a dry Italian Rosé! Italy is after all, the hometown of this yummy dish that can satisfy almost every taste! 😉

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