Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Pizza Margherita

Serves 2

For the Dough:
Note Pizza Dough Recipe published in this Blog.

For the Topping:
- 2 large tomatoes diced
- 3 tablespoons tomato paste
- 100gm grated cheese *
- 2 garlic cloves crushed
- 3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- fresh / dried basil- salt and pepper

Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil and the tomato paste and brush over the pizza base top. Mix together the tomaotes, garlic and basil and spread evenly over the pizza base. Top with the cheese. Sprinkle the remaining olive oil on top. Add salt and pepper to taste. Bake in a preheated oven (200ÂșC fan forced) for 20 minutes or until base edge is golden in colour.

Notes:* Mozzarella cheese would be ideal. Adding some grated Parmesan cheese gives a more sharp taste.

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