Classic Margherita pizza with heirloom tomatoes

Enjoy a classic Margherita pizza with a delicious upgrade. Topped with colourful heirloom tomatoes, basil pesto and plenty of fresh herbs, this is what pizza dreams are made of! To save some time making this Margherita pizza, we used store-bought pizza dough and a quick trick for tomato sauce. Classic Margherita pizza with heirloom tomatoes SERVES 4 | HANDS-ON TIME 10 min | TOTAL TIME 30 min VEGETARIAN INGREDIENTS 150 grams store-bought pizza dough 1 packet tomato paste 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tsp oregano 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large tomato, sliced 1/2 cup heirloom tomatoes halved 1/2 cup mini plum tomatoes halved 1 red onion, sliced 250 grams mozzarella, sliced 3 tbsp basil pesto Rocket, to serve Basil, to serve METHOD PREHEAT the oven to the highest setting. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. PREPARE the pizza by rolling out your dough in the shape you desire. IN a small mixing bowl, combine the tomato paste, garlic, oregano and olive oil together. Spread on the base of your pizza. Top with the tomatoes, red onion and mozzarella slices. BAKE Margherita pizza for 10 minutes on high, then turn the oven down to 200ºC and bake further for 10 … Continue reading Classic Margherita pizza with heirloom tomatoes