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Margherita Pizza - a simple classic recipe that's made with Heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella and fresh basil. Easy and perfect for busy weeknights. Best of all, simple to customize with your favorite toppings

Margherita Pizza

Homemade Margherita pizza with sliced tomatoes, basil, mozzarella cheese and sauce. A simple & quick weeknight meal to please even the pickiest eaters!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword homemade pizza recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 186 kcal


  • 1 homemade or store-bought pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup pizza or tomato sauce use your favorite or a good quality version
  • 1/3 cup freshly shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup freshly shredded Monterey Jack cheese.
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese sliced into 1/2 inch thick pieces
  • 3 heirloom tomatoes sliced (or any tomato you like)
  • handful of fresh basil
  • salt and ground pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the pizza dough according to directions and shape onto Non-Stick Pro Pizza Pan.
  2. Preheat oven to 550F.
  3. Spread tomato sauce on top of pizza crust. Sprinkle evenly with shredded cheeses, top with a few heirloom tomatoes and then a few Mozzarella slices.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 7-10 minutes or until the crust is lightly browned and the cheese is bubbling. Remove from the oven and top with fresh basil and black pepper.
Nutrition Facts
Margherita Pizza
Amount Per Serving
Calories 186 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 360mg15%
Potassium 261mg7%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 1150IU23%
Vitamin C 12.6mg15%
Calcium 296mg30%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.