It’s pizza night! This Margherita pizza features a classic Italian flavour combination: Tomato, basil and fresh mozzarella. It’s a simple, quick and delicious dish kids will love!
Zesty Tip: Pizza dough:
- FREEZE your dough If you will not use it by the best before date.
- WARM your dough to room temperature for an hour before rolling it. It will keep its’ shape easier.
You will need
You will need
Setup & roll the dough: Preheat the oven to 400F. Rinse and dry all produces.
Lightly dust a clean counter surface with flour (1 tbsp, 2 tbsp, 3 tbsp). Lightly coat the pizza dough with flour. Roll the dough with a rolling pin to 1/2 cm thick. If the dough is sticky, dust it and the counter with more flour. Finish shaping the pizza dough in the baking sheet.
Gluten- Friendly: Dough is already rolled.
Garnish & bake the dough: Garnish the pizza dough with the pesto. Bake at a 400F oven for 15 minutes.
Gluten-Friendly: Bake 8-10 minutes or until the mozzarella is golden.
*Gluten Friendly 2 portion plan note: the Gluten Free Pizza dough is inside your delivery bag as it is too large to fit inside the meal box. Keep the Gluten Free Pizza dough in the fridge or freezer.
Prepare the toppings: Tare apart the bocconcini. Thinly slice the toamato. Separate the basil leaves.
Garnish & serve: Garnish the pizza with bocconcini, basil and tomato. Optional: drizzle with olive oil. Cut and serve.
What's in my kit
Dr. Herrington's Health Fact
Basil is a key ingredient of pesto. One study, using a type of basil called Holy Basil, found that people who took the extract, felt less anxious, stressed, and depressed.
Cooking with Kids
Cooking for kids?
Feel free to slowly introduce pesto to children. You can easily swap the pesto by tomato sauce or combine the pesto with tomato sauce.
Making this recipe with kids?
Ask the child to help by completing step 5.
- Top the pizza with garnishes
Recommended Wine Pairing
CAMPO VIEJO TEMPRANILLO
Medium ruby in colour with a hint of garnet; the aromas entice you with notes of juicy red berry fruits, leather, vanilla and cloves; on the palate it is extra dry, medium-bodied and ripe with flavours of raspberry, cherry, vanilla and sweet spices.
Region: Rioja, Spain
Price (SLGA): $15.99
SAWMILL CREEK SAUVIGNON BLANC
A crisp, dry wine with notes of citrus fruit, herbs and a hint of oak.
Price (SLGA): $10.09
Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free.