Margarita pizza. Picture / Babiche Martens.

Margarita Pizza Recipe

Angela Casley whips up another home-made favourite

Makes 3

Pizza dough
• 2 tsp dry yeast
• 1 tsp sugar
• 1 cup warm water
• 2 ½ cups plain flour
• 1 tsp salt
• Extra flour, for kneading

• 1 cup tomato pizza sauce
• 200g fresh mozzarella, patted dry once sliced
• 1 cup basil leaves, plus extra for garnish
• Salt and pepper
• 2 Tbsp olive oil

1. To make pizza dough, sprinkle yeast and sugar over water and let sit for 10 minutes until frothy.

2. Place flour and salt into a large bowl.
Pour yeast mixture into middle and stir well to combine. Place on to a lightly floured board and knead for 10 minutes until smooth and elastic. Place dough into a lightly oiled bowl, cover and place in a warm place to rise for 1 hour or until doubled in size.

3. Preheat oven to 220C.

4. Divide dough into 3. Roll each piece into a 25cm round. Place on to a tray and leave for 20 minutes to sit in a warm place.

5. Spread over toppings: pizza sauce, cheese, basil, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with olive oil and bake for 15 minutes until bases are

6. Slice and serve hot. Add extra basil leaves to garnish.

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