Pizza Neapolitan Recipe

pizza neapolitan

The traditional difference between a Pizza Neapolitan and a Pizza Margherita is that oregano is used on the top as opposed to basil.

Ingredients for Pizza Neapolitan:

  • 1 lb (450 g) pizza dough (See Pizza Dough recipe)
  • Pizzaiola tomato sauce
  • 8 oz (225 g) Mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • Finely chopped oregano
  • Olive Oil

Method for Pizza Neapolitan:

  1. Prepare the Pizza Dough.
  2. Spread with the Pizzaiola tomato sauce.
  3. Lay the slices of Mozzarella on the  top.
  4.  Sprinkle with oregano and olive oil.
  5. Bake as described under Pizza Dough.

Makes one large pizza. If smaller pizzas are required, divide the dough into small lumps, roll into balls and leave to rise separately.

Posted in Vegetable Recipes, Recipes using Herbs, Oregano, Savoury Pastry Dishes, All Recipes, Tomatoes

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