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Fresh Mozzarella, Heirloom Tomatoes, and Basil Pizza | Sidewalk Shoes

Fresh Mozzarella, Heirloom Tomato, and Basil Pizza

Fresh mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes and basil make a wonderful summer pizza! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 52 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 406kcal



  • Place a pizza stone or heavy baking sheet in oven. Preheat oven to 500° (keep pizza stone or baking sheet in oven as it preheats).
  • Let dough stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • Place basil, garlic, and 2 tablespoons oil in a mini food processor; pulse 3 times to form a paste. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil; pulse until smooth.
  • Roll dough into a 14-inch circle on a floured surface; pierce entire surface liberally with a fork.
  • Arrange dough on parchment paper on a pizza peel, or just on the pizza peel if you are talented! Spread about 2 ½ tablespoons basil mixture over dough. Top evenly with cheese, tomatoes, and pepper. Slide pizza onto baking stone. Bake at 500° for 12 minutes or until crust is browned and crisp. Top with remaining 1 ½ tablespoons basil mixture; sprinkle evenly with salt.
  • **Now Cooking Light says to cut this into 12 slices! We cut it into 8 and had two slices each.


Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 1087mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1020IU | Vitamin C: 10.9mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 2.9mg