Handmade Pizza Margherita

Handmade Pizza Margherita

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Ceci

Ceci

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"Recipe for handmade pizza Margherita - cause it’s easier than one might think 😉. I’ve used flour type “0” which is a nice option for making pizza, but you can also use the type “00”. Feel free to add your favorite toppings too!"

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
180
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
500 g
Italian 00 flour
7 g
active dry yeast
2 tbsp
extra-virgin olive oil
2 tsp
salt
½ tsp
sugar
250 ml
water
400 g
tomato sauce
250 g
mozzarella cheese
4 leaves
basil
1 tbsp
extra-virgin olive oil (for coating)
  • Step 1/9

    Add warm water to a bowl, then add the yeast, sugar and olive oil. Mix until all ingredients are melted.
    • 7 g active dry yeast
    • 2 tbsp active dry yeast
    • 2 tsp salt
    • ½ tsp sugar
    • 250 ml water

    Add warm water to a bowl, then add the yeast, sugar and olive oil. Mix until all ingredients are melted.

  • Step 2/9

    Start adding flour to the bowl little by little while mixing with a big spoon.
    • 500 g Italian 00 flour

    Start adding flour to the bowl little by little while mixing with a big spoon.

  • Step 3/9

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    When all the flour is added, start kneading the dough with your hands.

  • Step 4/9

    When you get an homogeneous dough without any lumps, cover the bowl with a clean kitchen towel and place it in the turned off oven. Let it rest and allow the dough to rise for at least 2.5 hours.

    When you get an homogeneous dough without any lumps, cover the bowl with a clean kitchen towel and place it in the turned off oven. Let it rest and allow the dough to rise for at least 2.5 hours.

  • Step 5/9

    After resting time your dough will have doubled its volume.

    After resting time your dough will have doubled its volume.

  • Step 6/9

    Roll out the dough on an oiled baking dish or pizza tray. (Here I have used half of the dough to make two separate pizze).

    Roll out the dough on an oiled baking dish or pizza tray. (Here I have used half of the dough to make two separate pizze).

  • Step 7/9

    Then add tomato sauce and a bit of olive oil. Bake at 250 degrees for 10 minutes.
    • 400 g tomato sauce
    • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil (for coating)

    Then add tomato sauce and a bit of olive oil. Bake at 250 degrees for 10 minutes.

  • Step 8/9

    Add the sliced mozzarella cheese and a few basil leaves. Bake for 5 minutes until the mozzarella is fully cooked.
    • 250 g mozzarella cheese
    • 4 leaves basil

    Add the sliced mozzarella cheese and a few basil leaves. Bake for 5 minutes until the mozzarella is fully cooked.

  • Step 9/9

    And your pizza is ready!  🍕✌️

    And your pizza is ready! 🍕✌️

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