- 7 ounces pizza dough
- 1/2 cup canned tomatoes ( recommended: San Marzano), hand crushed
- 2 ounces buffalo milk mozzarella, sliced
- Extra-virgin olive oil, to serve
- 3 to 4 fresh basil leaves, for garnish
Place a pizza stone on the floor or the lowest rack of your oven. Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F.
Pat the pizza dough into a 12-inch diameter circle and place it on a peel. Spread on the tomatoes and put on the fresh mozzarella. Slide the pizza onto the stone and bake for 8 to 10 minutes. When finished, sprinkle on a few drops of olive oil and garnish with basil leaves.
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Recipe courtesy of Giorgio Giove, Pizza King