Pizza Margherita alla Napoletana
Pizza Margherita only as Neapolitans can make it.
For 2 Person(s)
For the Pizza Dough:
- 1 pound all purpose flour
- 1 ounce fresh yeast
- 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 cup warm water
- salt & pepper
For the Topping:
- 1 pound fresh mozzarella (Bufala mozzarella, if available)
- 1 cup marinara sauce
- fresh basil
- extra virgin olive oil
- Dough Preparation:
- Mound the flour in a pile with a hole in the middle.
- Dissolve the yeast in warm water.
- Add all the dough ingredients to the flour.
- Work all the ingredients together until the dough forms into the shape of a ball. Make sure you really work it well.
- Let the dough rest for 2 hours covered with plastic wrap at room temperature.
- Pizza Preparation:
- Stretch the dough with a floured rolling pin into a 12"-14" circle.
- Lay the dough flat on either an aluminum baking pan or a pizza stone.
- Add marinara sauce and mozzarella in thin slices.
- Drizzle olive oil and garnish with fresh basil and oregano.
- Bake in the oven at 350F for approximately 10-15 mins. or until crust is golden brown.
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