Gluten Free Recipe: Classic Gluten-Free Margherita Pizza

The Classic Gluten-Free Margherita Pizza

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The typical Neapolitan pizza, made with San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, fresh basil and olive oil.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 30 minute(s)

Number of servings: 4


  • Gluten-free pizza base
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • finely chopped
  • 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • ½ small bunch basil
  • leaves shredded
  • 2 x 125g balls buffalo mozzarella


  1. Heat the oven to 220C/200 fan/gas 7 and put two baking sheets inside.
  2. Make the sauce: heat the oil in a small saucepan and cook the onion with a generous pinch of salt for 10 mins over a low heat until softened. Add the chopped tomatoes, purée and sugar and bring to a gentle simmer. Cook, uncovered, for 25 – 30 mins or until reduced and thick, stirring regularly. Blitz the sauce with a hand blender until smooth. Season to taste and stir through the basil. Allow to cool a little.
  3. Finish the bases with a thin layer of the sauce and torn up mozzarella. Place the baking sheets on top of the hot baking sheets in the oven and cook for 8 -10 mins or until crisp around the edges.

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This recipe is simplified from BBC Good Food. Check them out for more healthy Gluten-Free recipes.

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