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Adaptation from a summer favorite when tomatoes are ripe. This is a fantastic substitute in the winter when the tomatoes are a bit bland.
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- 1 1/4 lbs wheat bread dough (frozen)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
- 2 cups pizza cheese (blend of shredded Mozzarella, provolone, and Romano)
- 14 1/2 ounces tomatoes, diced fire roasted (like Hunt's brand)
- 3/4 ounce fresh basil
- 5 tablespoons ricotta cheese
- 6 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
- salt and pepper
- 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- 2Allow bread dough to thaw in the refrigerator; remove and allow to sit at room temperature for about 20 minutes.
- 3Drain the tomatoes and set aside.
- 4Roll and shape the dough to cover a vented 14-inch pizza pan.
- 5Mix olive oil and garlic in a dish, then brush mixture over dough.
- 6Spread 2 cups of pizza cheese over the oil.
- 7Spread tomatoes over the cheese.
- 8Cut the basil into ribbons, and spread evenly over the tomatoes.
- 9Slice the fresh mozzarella cheese and place the pieces in a circular pattern around the pizza.
- 10Place 1 tablespoonful of ricotta in the middle of the pizza, and the rest between the slices of mozzarella.
- 11Sprinkle with top with salt and pepper to your liking.
- 12Cook for 15 minutes or until the cheese is brown and bubbly around the edges.
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Nutritional Facts for Winter Margherita Pizza
Serving Size: 1 (60 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 81.8
- Calories from Fat 56
- Total Fat 6.3 g
- Saturated Fat 2.7 g
- Cholesterol 14.3 mg
- Sodium 96.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 2.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
- Sugars 1.0 g
- Protein 4.2 g
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