Margherita Pizza with Homemade Sauce


imageFriday Night Pizza Night with T.W.O. – yes its already that time again! This week, we are featuring a margherita pizza with home sauce. Don’t be intimidated – it’s a beginner’s recipe that tastes like a million dollars! Enjoy your pizza making!

Margherita Pizza with Homemade Sauce


– 1 pizza dough
– 1 can San Marzano whole peeled tomatoes
– 2-3 cups fresh mozzarella, sliced
– 8 leaves basil
– 3 cloves garlic, diced
– 1-2 Tablespoons olive oil
– 2 teaspoons garlic powder
– 2 teaspoons cornstarch
– Salt
– Pepper
– Flour
– Cornmeal


  1. Preheat oven to 415°.
  2. Roll out pizza dough on a floured/cornmeal surface. Transfer to a greased cookie sheet.
  3. Pour the tomatoes in a bowl. Chop up the whole tomatoes into quarters.
  4. Add to a heated skillet lined with olive oil. Sprinkle in garlic powder, salt and pepper. Slowly add cornstarch after the sauce has reached a bowl. Reduce heat and stir consistently. The sauce should thicken. Remove from heat.
  5. Add the sauce to the top of the pizza dough. Top with garlic cloves. Place the sliced mozzarella on top of the garlic along with the fresh basil.
  6. Place in the oven and cook for 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven and let the pizza sit for 2-4 minutes. Cut and serve.

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Cheers to another great Friday Night Pizza Night!

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