Margherita Pizza with Vodka Tomato Sauce

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karen axel-knispel

By
@bakingwinner

THIS PIZZA HAS SO MUCH FLAVOR. mADE WITH ALL FRESH INGREDIENTS

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 can(s)
14 oz -diced tomatoes with juices
1/4 c
vodka
1/4 c
heavy cream

FOR PIZZA DOUGH BUY READY MADE FROM STORE OR YOUR FAVORITE PIZZA PLACE-- YOU CAN EVEN USE BOBOLI

1 lb
fresh pizza dough
olive oil
10 oz
low-moisture mozzarella, sliced 1/2-inch thick
30 small
basil leaves
salt and pepper

How to Make Margherita Pizza with Vodka Tomato Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat the oven to 425 degrees F and arrange and a rack in the middle.
  • 2Heat tomatoes, vodka, and cream in a small saucepan over medium heat until bubbling and vodka smell is cooked off, about 15 minutes
  • 3Season as desired with salt and freshly ground pepper and set aside to cool.
  • 4Meanwhile roll pizza dough to a 12-inch round
  • 5Drizzle olive oil on a baking sheet to coat and place dough on top. Pierce the dough in several places to prevent it from bubbling up unevenly.
  • 6Spread sauce evenly over the dough
  • 7Evenly distribute mozzarella across pizza
  • 8scatter whole basil on top
  • 9Drizzle with oil and bake until crisp is crusty, cheese is melted, and underside of dough is golden brown, about 20 minutes

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About Margherita Pizza with Vodka Tomato Sauce

Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids