When first reading Pizza Margherita you might think this has something to do with a well known tequila drink the Margarita. But in fact that drink has nothing to do with this pizza. The Pizza Margherita was named after Italy’s Queen Margherita, who reigned in the 1800s. The red (from the tomatoes) white (from the cheese) and green (from the basil) traditionally used in this dish represent the colors of the Italian flag. For additional freshness I added yellow.
For additional pop of flavor I used some gorgeous heirloom tomatoes. Use your favorite pizza dough recipe, pick up some pizza dough from your favorite pizzeria or you can use my Easy Pizza Dough recipe.
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