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Pizza Margherita

Pizza Margherita Recipe by Galbani Cheese Australia


  • 1kg white flour
  • 50g brewer's yeast
  • 600ml water
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 20g salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 x 120g of Galbani Fresh Mozzarella, cut into small cubes
  • 100g tomato sauce or passata
  • Olive oil
  • Handful of fresh basil leaves
  • Salt to taste

Preparation Instructions

To make the dough

  1. Dissolve the brewer's yeast and sugar in a cup of warm water and the salt in a separate cup of water.
  2. Place the flour on a work surface and create a “well” in the middle of the flour.
  3. Pour the water with yeast and sugar, and the water with salt into the well and add the olive oil.
  4. Knead vigorously, adding water or flour if necessary, until you have a smooth, elastic dough.
  5. Flour the bottom of a bowl and place dough mixture into bowl. Cover with a cloth and let stand for at least 1 hour or until the dough has doubled in volume.
  6. Roll out evenly into a disk shape.

To make the topping

  1. Coat the pizza base with tomato sauce.
  2. Place the Galbani Fresh Mozzarella cubes evenly over the sauce, top with basil leaves and a final drizzle of olive oil.
  3. Bake at 250°C for 15 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown.
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