Margherita Pizza ala Garlic

1 recipe pizza dough or use store-bought

1/4 cup Garlic Olive Oil or combine Garlic and Unflavored Olive Oils

4 medium Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced

2 cups freshly grated Mozzarella cheese

1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

7 large basil leaves torn into small pieces

salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Oil a large pizza pan. Set aside.

In a medium bowl combine Garlic olive oil and tomato slices and let tomatoes marinate for 15 minutes.

Spread pizza dough out onto prepared pizza pan. Brush dough with the olive oil. Sprinkle cheeses evenly all over the top of dough. Place tomato slices evenly over the cheese.

Sprinkle the torn basil leaves evenly over the top.

Bake pizza in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until edges of pizza are nice and golden brown. Remove pizza from oven. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.

Season with salt and pepper. Serve.

* You could use Basil or Butter Olive Oils for different flavors.

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