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Margherita Pizza

Published Saturday, 29 March, 2014 by mega

What is there to say, it's pizza!



  • Olive oil, for the tray
  • 200g plain flour
  • 7g packet easy-blend dried yeast
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 125ml warm water
  • 85ml passata
  • 100g mozzarella, half grated, half chopped
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan
  • small bunch basil, half chopped, half left whole


Heat oven to 240c/220c fan/gas 9.

oil a 20 x 24cm baking tray.

mix the flour, yeast, ¼ tsp salt and the sugar in a bowl,then stir in the water.

bring the mixture together, knead until smooth, then press into the oiled tray.

spread passata over the dough, leaving a thin border round the edge.

season the passata, then sprinkle with the chopped basil, the mozzarella and the parmesan, and bake for 15-20 mins or until cooked through.

scatter with the remaining basil

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