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Garlic Butter Crusted Margherita Pizza

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Roasted garlic and butter on the crust really enhance this Margherita pizza."
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40 m servings 323 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease large dark or nonstick cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add tomatoes, 1/2 teaspoon roasted garlic and the salt. Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 to 15 minutes or until tomatoes are thickened, stirring frequently. Set aside; cool slightly.
  3. Unroll dough on cookie sheet. Press out dough to 15x10-inch rectangle. In small bowl, mix butter and 1 tablespoon roasted garlic. Spread over dough. Bake 7 minutes; remove from oven.
  4. Evenly distribute tomato mixture over partially baked crust. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown. Sprinkle basil strips over pizza before serving.


  • Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Pillsbury® Kitchens
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder can be substituted for the roasted garlic in the tomato mixture and 1 teaspoon garlic powder can be substituted for the roasted garlic in the butter mixture.
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese can be substituted for the fresh mozzarella cheese, and this pizza will still taste great.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 323 calories; 13.7 g fat; 36.2 g carbohydrates; 15 g protein; 34 mg cholesterol; 934 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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The only change I made to this recipe was to increase the garlic added to the tomatoes to 1 tsp. I bought fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced, and folded each piece into quarters to make mounds of c...