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Ultimate pizza Margherita

 
Ultimate pizza Margherita
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This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
 
One serving costs about $8.22 One serving costs about $8.22 One serving costs about $8.22

$8.22 per serving

157 people like this recipe

157 likes

This recipe is ready in 90 minutes

Ready in 1 hour and 30 minutes

2 vegetarian,healthy,lacto ovo vegetarian lunch,main course,main dish,dinner mediterranean,european,italian
spoonacular Score:96%

Spoonacular Score: 96%

 

Need a vegetarian main course? Ultimate pizza Margherita could be a spectacular recipe to try. One portion of this dish contains about 51g of protein, 39g of fat, and a total of 1214 calories. For $8.22 per serving, this recipe covers 48% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 2. 157 people were impressed by this recipe. If you have buffalo mozzarella, canned tomatoes, plump garlic cloves, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the flour you could follow this main course with the Apple Tart with Caramel Sauce as a dessert. This recipe is typical of Mediterranean cuisine. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 96%. This score is tremendous. Try Pizza Margherita with Roasted Tomato Pizza Sauce, Margherita Pizza, and Pizza Margherita for similar recipes.

Italian on the menu? Try pairing with Verdicchio, Chianti, and Trebbiano. Italians know food and they know wine. Trebbiano and Verdicchio are Italian white wines that pair well with fish and white meat, while Chianti is a great Italian red for heavier, bolder dishes. The Felsina Chianti Colli Senesi with a 4.1 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 21 dollars per bottle.

Felsina Chianti Colli Senesi

Deep ruby with violet hues. A fruity bouquet of berries and brushwood is well integrated with light, pleasing spice. Round and mellow on the palate, with a delightful finish of red fruit and vanilla.

» Get this wine on Wine.com

Ingredients

Servings:
2.5 cups
2.5 cups buffalo mozzarella
buffalo mozzarella
6.61 cups
6.61 cups canned tomatoes
canned tomatoes
2.8 cups
2.8 cups white flour
white flour
2 small handfuls
2 small handfuls fresh basil leaves
fresh basil leaves
2
2  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp olive oil
olive oil
1.5 tsps
1.5 tsps salt
salt
0.88 oz
0.88 oz semolina
semolina
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps tomato puree
tomato puree
9.3 fl. oz
9.3 fl. oz water
water
0.25 oz
0.25 oz dried yeast
dried yeast
2.5 cups buffalo mozzarella
2.5 cups
buffalo mozzarella
6.61 cups canned tomatoes
6.61 cups
canned tomatoes
2.8 cups white flour
2.8 cups
white flour
2 small handfuls fresh basil leaves
2 small handfuls
fresh basil leaves
2  garlic cloves
2
garlic cloves
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1.5 tsps salt
1.5 tsps
salt
0.88 oz semolina
0.88 oz
semolina
2 Tbsps tomato puree
2 Tbsps
tomato puree
9.3 fl. oz water
9.3 fl. oz
water
0.25 oz dried yeast
0.25 oz
dried yeast

Equipment

baking sheet
baking sheet
rolling pin
rolling pin
kitchen scissors
kitchen scissors
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
baking sheet
baking sheet
rolling pin
rolling pin
kitchen scissors
kitchen scissors
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on BBC Good Food

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $8.22
Ingredient
280 grams buffalo mozzarella
400 grams canned tomatoes
350 grams white flour
2 small handfuls fresh basil leaves
2 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon olive oil
25 grams semolina
2 tablespoons tomato puree
7 grams dried yeast
Price
$14.30
$0.86
$0.47
$0.08
$0.13
$0.17
$0.09
$0.07
$0.27
$16.43

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

Price Tips

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

Cooking Tips

  • Fresh herbs should be added toward the end of the cooking process — even at the very last minute?especially delicate herbs like cilantro, basil, and dill. Hardier herbs like bay leaves, rosemary, and thyme can be added earlier.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Don't have fresh herbs? Substitute dried herbs, but use about 1/3 less because dried herbs are more potent than fresh.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

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Nutritional Information

Quickview
1213 Calories
51g Protein
39g Total Fat
164g Carbs
60% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
1213
61%

Fat
39g
60%

  Saturated Fat
19g
123%

Carbohydrates
164g
55%

  Sugar
11g
13%

Cholesterol
106mg
35%

Sodium
2598mg
113%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
51g
103%

Calcium
3234mg
323%

Vitamin B1
2mg
135%

Folate
453µg
113%

Selenium
72µg
104%

Vitamin A
4694IU
94%

Manganese
1mg
87%

Vitamin B3
15mg
76%

Vitamin B2
1mg
70%

Iron
12mg
68%

Fiber
10g
41%

Copper
0.74mg
37%

Phosphorus
303mg
30%

Potassium
1007mg
29%

Vitamin E
3mg
26%

Vitamin C
21mg
26%

Vitamin B6
0.5mg
25%

Magnesium
92mg
23%

Vitamin B5
1mg
20%

Vitamin K
20µg
19%

Zinc
2mg
15%

covered percent of daily need

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