Classic Pizza Margherita

Classic Pizza Margherita

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15 m servings 257 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.6g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 13.4 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 519 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 F. Place pizza crust on baking sheet.
  2. Spread pesto over pizza crust. Arrange tomatoes over pesto. Sprinkle with cheese and crushed red pepper.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown. Cut into wedges.
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