margherita pizza with vodka tomato sauce

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By karen axel-knispel
from plainview, NY

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

★★★★★ 1 Review
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Ingredients For margherita pizza with vodka tomato sauce

  • 1 can
    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 sm
    basil leaves
  • salt and pepper

How To Make margherita pizza with vodka tomato sauce

  • 1
    Heat the oven to 425 degrees F and arrange and a rack in the middle.
  • 2
    Heat tomatoes, vodka, and cream in a small saucepan over medium heat until bubbling and vodka smell is cooked off, about 15 minutes
  • 3
    Season as desired with salt and freshly ground pepper and set aside to cool.
  • 4
    Meanwhile roll pizza dough to a 12-inch round
  • 5
    Drizzle 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.
  • 6
    Spread sauce evenly over the dough
  • 7
    Evenly distribute mozzarella across pizza
  • 8
    scatter whole basil on top
  • 9
    Drizzle 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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