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Margherita Pizza

Low SodiumLow PotassiumLow PhosphorusLow ProteinVegetarianHeart HealthyDiabetes-FriendlyNo Shellfish
3 (1 serving = 1/3 of the recipe)
Active time: 5 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Per Serving

  • Calories168 cal
  • Total Fat10 g
  • Saturated Fat4 g
  • Trans Fat0 g
  • Cholesterol13 mg
  • Sodium127 mg
  • Carbohydrates12 g
  • Protein8 g
  • Phosphorus132 mg
  • Potassium113 mg
  • Dietary Fiber1 g
  • Calcium186 mg


  • Thin crust packaged dough (no additives) pre-made crust
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • ¼ to ½ cup of chunky tomato sauce (you can use a 28 oz can of whole tomatoes – and crush)
  • ¼ tsp of garlic powder (optional)
  • Package of 1-inch mozzarella balls
  • Fresh basil (5-6 basil leaves) and spices of your choosing


This tasty Margherita Pizza recipe is so easy to make in just 20 minutes. Creamy mozzarella and fresh basil leaves help turn pre-made pizza crust into the perfect fast family dinner.


  1. Toast/brown crust in oven (optional)
  2. Lightly brush virgin olive oil on crust
  3. Spread sauce on crust over olive oil
  4. Distribute 10 mozzarella balls to pizza
  5. Bake pizza 10 minutes at 450 degrees
  6. Add fresh basil and spices
  7. Drizzle olive oil