Basic Tomato and Cheese Pizza Basic Tomato and Cheese Pizza

Author: Canadian Living

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  • Portion size 6 servings



On lightly floured surface, sprinkle dough with flour; cover with tea towel and let rest for 20 minutes. Sprinkle cornmeal evenly over 17- x 11-inch (43 x 28 cm) rimmed baking sheet or 12-inch (30 cm) round pizza pan. On floured surface, shape and stretch dough by pressing with fingertips then pulling at edges to fit pan; transfer to pan.

With scissors, cut up tomatoes in can; drain. Transfer to food processor and process until smooth. Stir in olive oil and salt. Spread evenly over dough; top with cheese. Bake in bottom third of 425°F (220°C) oven until crust is golden, about 25 minutes. Sprinkle with basil (if using).

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 580 mg
  • Calories 367.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Potassium 263 mg
  • Cholesterol 25 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 40 g


  • Iron 23.0
  • Folate 54.0
  • Calcium 18.0
  • Vitamin A 7.0
  • Vitamin C 20.0
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Basic Tomato and Cheese Pizza