Caprese Pizza

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. Galbani┬« Fresh Mozzarella Ball, sliced
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup tomato, crushed
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 pinch dried oregano
  • sugar
  • 4 oz. pizza dough
  • 1 heirloom tomato, sliced
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • To prepare the tomato sauce: Saut├ę the onions and garlic in olive oil until fragrant and lightly colored.
  • Add the crushed tomatoes, basil, and oregano. Add salt, pepper, and sugar to taste. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  • To prepare the pizza: Roll out the dough on a floured surface to a 1/4 inch thickness. Transfer the dough to a pizza stone or baking sheet.
  • Spread an even layer of tomato sauce on the dough, leaving a 1/2 inch border. Top the pizza with alternating layers of fresh mozzarella and sliced tomato.
  • Bake the pizza in oven until the crust is well browned. Remove the pizza from the oven, slice and drizzle with some extra virgin olive oil.

Caprese Pizza Tips

  • Additional toppings such as pancetta or broccoli can also be added