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Pizza Margherita

Pizza Margherita
Recipe by: Breville
Average: 4.4 (5 votes)
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Prep:  5 hrs 25 mins (Incl. 4-5hrs Rest)
Cook:  30 mins
Makes:  3 pizzas
Serves:  4
Made with the Crispy Crust stone based pizza oven. Create the crispiness of a brick oven pizza without the bricks.

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Pizza Margherita
  1. Combine water, yeast and salt in a large bowl, stir until dissolved
  2. Fold through flour until just combined, turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 5-10 minutes or until a smooth ball forms
  3. Place dough ball into a lightly oiled bowl, cover with cling wrap. Set aside in a warm drought free place for 4-5 hours or until dough has double in size (this can take up to 10-12 hours)
  4. Turn dough out on a floured surface and knock back (punch) the dough to remove excess air, lightly knead
  5. Turn the ON/OFF switch to the ON position
  6. Preheat Pizza oven on setting PREHEAT for 15 minutes
  7. Divide dough into three 220g balls. Roll out one piece of pizza dough to form a 24-26cm disc and place onto a large square of baking paper
  8. Prick base with a fork or pizza docker
Tips & Hints:
  • For a quick dough which is thicker use the Basic Pizza Dough by Breville
  1. Tomato Sauce: Place tomatoes in a food processor and process until combined
  2. Spread base with 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  3. Divide toppings evenly into three. Top base with mozzarella and basil. Drizzle with oil
  4. Select CLASSIC crust setting
  5. Transfer pizza and baking paper together onto the pizza stone and close the lid. Cook for 2 minutes
  6. Open lid and slide paper out carefully. Close lid and cook for 6-8 minutes
  7. Monitor cooking progress through viewing window. Topping should be cooked and golden and base crisp and brown
  8. Open lid carefully with oven mitt and remove pizza onto chopping board
  9. Garnish with extra basil leaves
  10. Cut into wedges and serve immediately

Reviews for Pizza Margherita

Average: 4.4 (5 votes)