You can never have too many Mediterranean recipes, so give Pizza Margheritan a try. This recipe serves 16. This main course has 263 calories, 18g of protein, and 11g of fat per serving. This recipe from Taste of Home requires active yeast, bread flour, oregano, and part-skim mozzarella cheese. It is a good option if you're following a lacto ovo vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes.
In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. In a large bowl, combine the oil, sugar, salt and 1 cup flour; beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
Punch dough down; divide in half.
Roll each portion into a 13-in. circle.
Transfer to two greased 14-in. pizza pans; build up edges slightly. Cover with a clean kitchen towel; let rest for 10 minutes.
Spoon tomatoes over dough. Top with basil, oregano, cheese, pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
Bake at 450° for 15-20 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
Recommended wine: Sangiovese, Shiraz, Barbera Wine
Margherita Pizzan on the menu? Try pairing with Sangiovese, Shiraz, and Barbera Wine. The best wine for pizza depends on the toppings! Red sauce pizza will call for a red wine with some acidity, such as a barberan or sangiovese. Add pepperoni or sausage and you can go bolder with a syrah. You could try Avignonesi Poggetto di Sopran Alleanza Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.6 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 60 dollars per bottle.
Avignonesi Poggetto di Sopra Alleanza Vino Nobile di MontepulcianoThe wine shows grace and elegance, the bouquet is complex with tones of raspberry tart, indian spices, especially clove and cardamom. The tannins are silky with a long lingering finish.his wine is made with Sangiovese grapes highlighting the balanced and harmonious traits of its habitat. The wine shows a sleek medium body, seamless tannins and a distinctive tasting profile. Great for the ‘now’ it reveals an impressive ageing potential.