How To Cook A Pizza "Margarita" | Food




How to cook a pizza "Margaret"

If you love pizza, but you do not like the taste offered in cafes and restaurants - cook a pizza "Margarita" at home. Simple recipe and unique taste make it a permanent dish in your home.

How to cook a pizza

You will need:

2 teaspoons dry yeast; 350 grams of wheat flour; 200 grams of tomatoes; 250 grams of "Mozzarella" cheese; 30-40 grams of cheese "Parmesan" 4-5 tablespoons of olive oil; 1 teaspoon dried basil; salt.

Instruction how to cook a pizza "Margaret"

Step 1:

Take two teaspoons of dry yeast and mix with one tablespoon sugar, pour a mixture of 250 ml of warm water (35-40 C). After 15 minutes, add a pinch of salt and one tablespoon of olive oil, stir Stir in 350 grams of sifted flour. If the dough get watery, add 50-100 grams of flour and leave it for 15-20 minutes, so that it rose.

Step 2:

Once again, knead the dough, then roll it with a rolling pin thin (less than 0.5 cm) and carefully transfer to a greased with olive oil and lightly floured baking sheet or round shape and pierce the base for a pizza with a fork in several places (to the dough swollen). Make small bumpers on the edges. 150 grams of fresh tomatoes, rinse under cold water and, if necessary, remove the stalk. Put them in two minutes in boiling water, then transfer to a bowl of cold water, peel them from the skin and rub on a small grater.

Step 3:

Stir the resulting tomato pulp with two tablespoons of olive oil and one teaspoon dried basil (instead of tomatoes, you can also use a high quality tomato paste or peeled tomatoes from a can). The resulting mass of grease tomato paste. One medium tomato (weighing about 50 grams) and 250 grams of cheese "Mozzarella" cut into thin slices and place on the dough, sprinkle with grated on top 30-40 grams of cheese "Parmesan" and lightly sprinkle with olive oil.

Step 4:

Before baking let "Margarita" to go for half an hour. In a preheated 180-200 degree oven place the pizza and bake it until tender about 20-30 minutes. The finished pizza cut into slices with a special knife and serve as possible in hot and garnish with a few leaves of fresh green basil.