Cheese & Tomato Pizza

Cheese & Tomato Pizza requires roughly 40 minutes from start to finish. This recipe serves 6 and costs $1.28 per serving. This main course has 285 calories, 14g of protein, and 9g of fat per serving. It is brought to you by Eating Well. Head to the store and pick up pepper, fresh mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, and a few other things to make it today. 13 people were glad they tried this recipe. This recipe is typical of Mediterranean cuisine. With a spoonacular score of 30%, this dish is rather bad. Users who liked this recipe also liked Tomato Cheese Pizza, Turkey Tomato Cheese Pizza, and Heirloom Tomato, Arugula & Goat Cheese Pizza.

Servings: 6

Preparation duration: 40 minutes

 

Ingredients:

Several fresh basil leaves

4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced

1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Freshly ground pepper to taste

1 pound prepared whole-wheat pizza dough (see Note)

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 cup prepared tomato sauce

Equipment:

baking sheet

oven

frying pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Set oven rack in lowest position; preheat to 500F or the highest setting. Sprinkle 2 large baking sheets with cornmeal.Divide pizza dough in half. Roll out one half of the dough on a lightly floured surface into a 12-inch circle. Transfer to a prepared baking sheet. Bake until golden, about 5 minutes. Remove the pan from the oven. Repeat with the second portion of dough.Spread 1/2 cup tomato sauce on one of the crusts. Distribute half of the mozzarella slices on top, season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese.Bake the pizza until the top is bubbling, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and immediately garnish with a few basil leaves. Repeat with the remaining crust and toppings.

 

Step by step:


1. Set oven rack in lowest position; preheat to 500F or the highest setting. Sprinkle 2 large baking sheets with cornmeal.Divide pizza dough in half.

2. Roll out one half of the dough on a lightly floured surface into a 12-inch circle.

3. Transfer to a prepared baking sheet.

4. Bake until golden, about 5 minutes.

5. Remove the pan from the oven. Repeat with the second portion of dough.

6. Spread 1/2 cup tomato sauce on one of the crusts. Distribute half of the mozzarella slices on top, season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese.

7. Bake the pizza until the top is bubbling, about 5 minutes.

8. Remove from the oven and immediately garnish with a few basil leaves. Repeat with the remaining crust and toppings.


Nutrition Information:

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308k Calories
14g Protein
9g Total Fat
43g Carbs
16% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
308k
15%

Fat
9g
14%

  Saturated Fat
4g
28%

Carbohydrates
43g
14%

  Sugar
9g
11%

Cholesterol
20mg
7%

Sodium
1063mg
46%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
14g
29%

Vitamin C
98mg
119%

Vitamin A
2706IU
54%

Calcium
204mg
20%

Iron
2mg
16%

Phosphorus
154mg
15%

Vitamin B6
0.27mg
14%

Fiber
3g
13%

Vitamin E
1mg
12%

Folate
40µg
10%

Vitamin B2
0.17mg
10%

Potassium
314mg
9%

Vitamin B12
0.53µg
9%

Selenium
5µg
7%

Zinc
1mg
7%

Manganese
0.14mg
7%

Vitamin B3
1mg
6%

Magnesium
22mg
6%

Vitamin K
5µg
5%

Vitamin B5
0.43mg
4%

Vitamin B1
0.06mg
4%

Copper
0.07mg
3%

covered percent of daily need
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