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Fun Friday - Margherita-Pizza

1 large ready-made pizza crust

½ cup tomato sauce

2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded

½ cup parmesan cheese, grated

½ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped

3 tablespoons olive oil

sea salt, to taste

pepper, to taste

  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Place pizza crust on a baking sheet. Spread tomato sauce over the crust, leaving a 1/2-inch rim uncovered.

  2. Sprinkle mozzarella evenly over sauce. Sprinkle parmesan over mozzarella then add basil leaves. Drizzle olive oil on top then lightly season with salt & pepper.

  3. Bake for 15 minutes, or until crust is golden brown & the cheese is melted.

servings: 8 / prep time: 10 minutes / cook time: 15 minutes

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