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Easy Pizza Margherita

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Recipe + Video

Named after Queen Margherita of Italy as history tells us, Margherita pizza is meant to look like the Italian flag: Red, White and Green.

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Ingredients

Mozzarella di Bufala Marina Sauce Virgin olive oil Basil leaves Sea salt

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Preheat your oven with a pizza stone inside to 500”F or as high as it will go.

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Instructions:

Add all the dough ingredients to the bowl of a mixer with a hook attachment. Knead on low speed for about 8 to 10 minutes until smooth and only a tiny bit sticky to the bottom of the bowl.

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Transfer to a cutting board and using a sharp knife cut the dough into 8 pieces.

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Loosely cover with plastic wrap and allow to rise at room temperature for at least 2 hours.

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Sprinkle the counter with a little bit of flour, take one piece of dough and press down on it with your fingers until you have 1/2" thick circle or oval. 

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