4 people

Cooking time

30 minutes


pizza margherita

Pizza Margherita

Margherita Pizza’s are a simple yet delicious pizza made with cheese, garlic, a tomato base and fresh basil. This recipe utilises the versatility of The Good Oil in the dough, sauce & toppings and makes two thin base pizzas.

  • 2 homemade pizza bases
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tbsp The Good Oil
  • 2 cups tomato pizza sauce
  • 2 cups grated pizza cheese
  • 250g fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Preheat oven to 230°C. Preheat two pizza stones or two oven trays.
  • Place each base onto a piece of baking paper, so it’s easy to transfer to the preheated pizza stones or trays.

  • Combine the garlic with The Good Oil, then brush onto each base. Spread each base with about ¾ – 1 cup of pizza sauce, then top with ¼ cup of the grated cheese. Place slices of fresh mozzarella evenly across bases to pizza stones or trays. Use a fish slice to help with this if needed.

  • Place in oven and cook for 12-15 minutes until base is golden and crispy and the cheese is bubbling. Swapping trays halfway through for even cooking. You could use a fan bake for better results.

  • Allow to cool for about 5 minutes before eating, as the sauce and cheese will be piping hot.


Just before serving, top with fresh basil leaves and enjoy!

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