Caprese Pizza
Caprese Pizza
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Treat yourself to this delicious Caprese Pizza ... it's ready in minutes and full of flavor!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: caprese pizza, tomato and basil pizza, tomato basil mozzarellla pizza, tomato basil pizza
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 250 kcal
Author: Ginnie
Ingredients
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 ball pizza dough
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/3 cup sliced basil leaves, plus more for serving
  • kosher salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

  2. Slice tomatoes about 1/4-inch thick.

  3. Place sliced tomatoes on a thick layer of paper towels, then cover with another layer of paper towels. Press tomatoes gently to remove excess liquid. Set aside.

  4. Spray a large pizza pan lightly with nonstick cooking spray. Top with pizza dough, then use your hands to spread dough across pan.

  5. Drizzle dough with olive oil, then brush evenly over dough.

  6. Spread garlic evenly over dough, then sprinkle with 1 1/2 cups mozzarella.

  7. Top cheese with tomatoes, then sprinkle tomatoes generously with salt.

  8. Spread basil over pizza, then top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.

  9. Bake pizza until crust is golden, about 15 to 20 minutes.

  10. Cut pizza into wedges and serve topped with additional fresh basil. Enjoy!