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Margherita Pizza


A classic Leggo's recipe for Margherita pizza

Prep time:10 mins

Cook time:20 mins

Makes: 1 large pizza


  • 7g packet (2 tsp) dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup Leggo’s Pizza Sauce
  • 1½ cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 3 roma tomatoes, sliced
  • Fresh basil leaves and cracked black pepper, for serving


Step 1

Combine yeast, warm water and sugar in a small bowl, cover with plastic wrap and allow to stand in a warm place for 10 minutes or until small bubbles appear on the surface.

Step 2

In a large bowl, combine sifted plain flour and salt. Pour in oil and yeast mixture and stir until a dough has formed. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead for approximately 5 minutes or until dough is smooth and elastic.

Step 3

Place dough in a large greased bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place for 40 minutes or until dough is doubled in size.

Step 4

Knead the dough again and roll out to line a 30cm oiled pizza tray.

Step 5

Spread Leggo’s Pizza Sauce evenly over dough. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and top with tomato slices. Bake in a preheated oven at 220°C for 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Serve topped with basil and cracked black pepper.

Tasty Tip!

Fresh mozzarella or buffalo mozzarella slices give a ‘gourmet’ touch to a pizza.

Margherita Pizza
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