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2011-08-04Caprese Pizza: Fresh Mozzarella Bocconcini, Yellow Onion, Garlic, Olive Oil (Extra Virgin), Tomato, Fresh Basil Leaves, Dried Oregano, Salt, Ground Black Pepper, Sugar, Pizza Dough, Heirloom Tomato
Caprese Pizza featuring Galbani® Fresh Mozzarella Bocconcini

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Galbani® Fresh Mozzarella Bocconcini
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Caprese Pizza

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Ingredients

  • 8 oz. Galbani® Fresh Mozzarella Bocconcini, sliced
  • 1/4 cup Yellow Onion, diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic, sliced
  • 1 tbs Olive Oil (Extra Virgin)
  • 3/4 cup Tomato, crushed
  • 1 bunch of Fresh Basil Leaves, chopped
  • pinch Dried Oregano
  • Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • Sugar
  • 4 oz. Pizza Dough
  • 1 Heirloom Tomato, sliced

Directions

Preheat oven to 450º F

  1. To prepare the tomato sauce: Sauté the onions and garlic in olive oil until fragrant and lightly colored. Add the crushed tomatoes, basil, and oregano. Add salt, pepper, and sugar to taste. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. To prepare the pizza: Roll out the dough on a floured surface to a ¼-inch thickness. Transfer the dough to a pizza stone or baking sheet.
  3. Spread an even layer of tomato sauce on the dough, leaving a ½-inch border. Top the pizza with alternating layers of fresh mozzarella and sliced tomato.
  4. Bake the pizza in oven until the crust is well browned. Remove the pizza from the oven, slice and drizzle with some extra virgin olive oil.

Tips

Additional toppings such as pancetta or broccoli rabe can also be added.


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