Bacon Margherita Pizza
A delicious pizza Margherita is topped with bacon. A classic pizza with a modern twist gives you a double deliciousness.
homemade or store-bought
nonstick cooking spray
or pizza sauce, or marinara sauce
italian plum (roma) tomatoes
thinly sliced (about 3/4 pound)
fresh and sliced
thinly sliced fresh or whole
Cut bacon into 1-inch pieces, cook over medium heat until crispy.
Drain on paper toweling and discard excess fat. Set aside.
Preheat oven to 400°.
Roll pizza dough onto a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; pat into a 13 x 11-inch rectangle or a 12-inch circle.
Bake at 400℉ (200℃) F for 8 minutes. Remove crust from oven, and spread the tomato sauce evenly over the crust.
Arrange tomato slices and cheese slices on crust, leaving a ½-inch border.
Bake at 400℉ (200℃) F for 12 minutes or until cheese melts and crust is golden.
Sprinkle pizza evenly with basil and bacon bits. Cut into slices and serve warm.