Pizza Margherita made with Crushed Tomatoes

Pizza Margherita made with Crushed Tomatoes

Pizza Margherita is classy, simple and above all delicious. All you need for an excellent Pizza Margherita are some basic but high quality ingredients.

Made with Crushed tomatoes

Mutti® Polpa keeps all the freshness of freshly picked tomatoes. This unique product combines the finely cut pulpy part of the fruit with its own juice.

cooking sketch 25 min (COOK TIME: 25 min)

cooking sketch Easy



  • 12 oz 00 type flour
  • 0.4 oz brewer’s yeast powder
  • 0.7 cup water
  • salt


  • 10 oz Mutti® Crushed Tomatoes (Polpa)
  • 3 mozzarella balls
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • fresh basil
  • salt

What comes to toppings in Pizza Margherita, less is definitely more.

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Pizza Margherita made with Crushed Tomatoes: Method

  1. Dissolve the yeast in lukewarm water.
  2. Add flour and a pinch of salt and work the ingredients together until the dough has a smooth, elastic consistency.
  3. Roll out the dough with a rolling pin, lay it out on a greased baking tray, and leave to rise for about 40 minutes, covered with a clean cloth.
  4. Put Mutti® Crushed Tomatoes (Polpa), a pinch of salt and the sliced mozzarella onto the dough base.
  5. Drizzle with olive oil and cook in the oven at 400°F/Gas mark 6 for 20 minutes.
  6. Serve the Pizza Margherita straight from the oven, adding a few basil leaves to finish.

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