Pizza Margherita


Pizza Margherita

Dutch-inspired Margherita Pizza

In the context of Dutch cuisine, this Dutch-inspired Margherita Pizza brings a delightful twist to the classic Italian dish. With a thin and crispy crust, topped with fresh tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and fragrant basil, this pizza is a perfect blend of Italian flavors adapted to suit the Dutch palate.

Jan Dec

20 minutes

12-15 minutes

32-35 minutes

4 servings


Vegetarian, Nut-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free, Egg-free

Wheat (gluten), Dairy (mozzarella)

Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Paleo, Keto


While the original Italian Pizza Margherita typically has a thicker crust, this Dutch-inspired version features a thin and crispy crust. Additionally, Dutch cuisine often incorporates local ingredients, so this adaptation may include Dutch tomatoes and mozzarella for a unique twist. We alse have the original recipe for Pizza Margherita, so you can check it out.


  • Calories: 280 kcal / 1170 KJ
  • Fat: 12g (6g saturated)
  • Carbohydrates: 30g (2g sugars)
  • Protein: 12g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Salt: 1g


  1. 1.
    Preheat the oven to 220°C (425°F).
  2. 2.
    Roll out the pizza dough into a thin circle and place it on a baking sheet.
  3. 3.
    Drizzle olive oil over the dough and spread it evenly.
  4. 4.
    Arrange the sliced tomatoes on top of the dough.
  5. 5.
    Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella over the tomatoes.
  6. 6.
    Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. 7.
    Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. 8.
    Remove from the oven and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  9. 9.
    Slice and serve hot.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Pizza dough — Ensure the dough is properly proofed and rolled out thinly for a crispy crust.
  • Dutch tomatoes — Choose ripe and flavorful tomatoes for the best taste.
  • Dutch mozzarella — Opt for fresh and creamy mozzarella for a delicious melt.

Tips & Tricks

  • For added flavor, drizzle balsamic glaze over the pizza before serving.
  • Experiment with different herbs and spices like oregano or red pepper flakes for a personalized touch.
  • If you prefer a softer crust, brush the edges with garlic butter before baking.
  • Feel free to add other toppings like sliced bell peppers or olives to customize your pizza.
  • To achieve a crispier crust, preheat a pizza stone in the oven and bake the pizza directly on it.

Serving advice

Serve the Dutch-inspired Margherita Pizza hot, straight from the oven. Cut it into slices and enjoy it as a main course or share it as an appetizer during gatherings.

Presentation advice

For an appealing presentation, garnish the pizza with a few whole basil leaves and a drizzle of olive oil. Serve it on a wooden cutting board or a pizza stone to enhance the rustic feel.