Garlic Butter Crusted Margherita Pizza

Garlic Butter Crusted Margherita Pizza
Preparation time
30 mins
Cooking time
40 mins
Easy Recipes
6 people

Garlic Butter Crusted Margherita Pizza.

Roasted garlic and butter on the crust really enhance this Margherita pizza.


Garlic Butter Crusted Margherita Pizza



  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped roasted garlic or chopped garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can refrigerated classic pizza crust
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon chopped roasted garlic or chopped garlic
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil strips


  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Grease large dark or nonstick cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add tomatoes, 1/2 teaspoon roasted garlic and the salt. Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 to 15 minutes or until tomatoes are thickened, stirring frequently. Set aside; cool slightly.
  3. Unroll dough on cookie sheet. Press out dough to 15×10-inch rectangle. In small bowl, mix butter and 1 tablespoon roasted garlic. Spread over dough. Bake 7 minutes; remove from oven.
  4. Evenly distribute tomato mixture over partially baked crust. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown. Sprinkle basil strips over pizza before serving.

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