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Homemade Pizza



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 45 mins (30m prep + 15m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving


local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C).
  2. 2.Roll out the pizza dough on a lightly floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. 3.Transfer the dough to a pizza stone or baking sheet.
  4. 4.Spread the pizza sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a small border around the edges.
  5. 5.Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce.
  6. 6.Add your favorite toppings, such as pepperoni, mushrooms, bell peppers, or olives.
  7. 7.Brush the edges of the dough with olive oil for a golden crust.
  8. 8.Optional: sprinkle Italian seasoning and garlic powder over the top for extra flavor.
  9. 9.Bake the pizza in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly and slightly browned.
  10. 10.Remove the pizza from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.
  11. 11.Enjoy your homemade pizza!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightIf using store-bought pizza dough, follow the package instructions for proofing and baking.
  • chevron_rightFor homemade pizza dough, you can find easy recipes online or use a pre-made mix.
  • chevron_rightExperiment with different toppings like fresh basil, caramelized onions, or even pineapple for a unique twist.
  • chevron_rightIf you don't have a pizza stone, a baking sheet works just fine.
  • chevron_rightLeftover pizza can be refrigerated and reheated in the oven or microwave.
  • chevron_rightDon't forget to save some pizza for later, because cold pizza makes a great breakfast!