Margherita Pizza

When it comes to classics, you can’t beat a simple Margherita. If you’re new to making pizzas, this is a great place to start. Enjoy gooey mozzarella and sweet-tangy tomato sauce, topped with fragrant fresh basil!

ServingsMakes 1x 12”/16” pizza


  • 8.8/11.6oz (250/330g) pizza dough
  • 4-5 tbsp classic tomato pizza sauce
  • 2oz (60g) fresh mozzarella, ripped
  • 4-5 whole basil leaves



Step #1

Start by preparing your classic pizza dough.

Step #2

Preheat your Ooni pizza oven at 932°F (500°C). Use the Ooni Infrared Thermometer to accurately check the temperature inside the oven.

Step #3

Dust your Ooni pizza peel with flour or fine semolina. Stretch the pizza dough ball out to 12 or 16 inches and lay it out on your pizza peel.

Step #4

Spread an even layer of the pizza sauce over the pizza base. To finish, top with mozzarella.

Step #5

Slide the peel into the oven and bake, rotating the pizza regularly. Once done, remove the pizza from the oven and garnish with whole fresh basil leaves.