Easy Cheese Pizza

READY IN: 33mins


  • 1
    prepared pizza dough (for a 12-inch pizza, use your own favorite pizza dough recipe)
  • 2
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 1
    cup prepared pizza sauce
  • 2
    cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 12
    cup grated parmesan cheese


  • Set one oven rack to lowest position and another oven rack to the middle position.
  • Place a rimless baking sheet onto the bottom rack, then set oven to 500 degrees.
  • Meanwhile roll out the pizza dough into a 12-inch circle then brush with olive oil.
  • Carefully remove baking sheet from oven (leaving oven temperature to 500 degrees) then slide the dough onto the preheated baking sheet using a spatula as a guide).
  • Bake crust on BOTTOM RACK for 8 minutes.
  • After the 8 minutes remove from oven and spread the pizza sauce into an even layer over the crust leaving about a 1/4-inch border.
  • Top with mozzarella cheese and then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese on top.
  • Bake MIDDLE OVEN RACK for an additional 10-12 minutes or until crust is golden brown and the cheese melts.
  • Using a pizza cutter slice into 12 wedges.