Authentic Italian Pizza Night

Authentic Italian Pizza Night

Authentic Italian Pizza Night is a culinary journey to the heart of Italy. Imagine a cozy evening in an Italian trattoria, the aroma of freshly baked pizza filling the air, and the laughter of friends and family echoing through the cobblestone streets. With this recipe, you can recreate that magical atmosphere in your own kitchen.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced pepperoni
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves


  1. In a bowl, combine the warm water, sugar, and yeast. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes until foamy.
  2. Add the flour, salt, and olive oil to the yeast mixture. Mix until a dough forms.
  3. Knead the dough on a floured surface for 5 minutes, then place it in a greased bowl. Cover and let it rise for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C). Roll out the dough on a pizza stone or baking sheet.
  5. Spread the tomato sauce evenly over the dough and top with mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, and fresh basil.
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly.
  7. Remove from the oven, slice, and enjoy your Authentic Italian Pizza Night!

Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Indulge in the flavors of Italy with this Authentic Italian Pizza Night recipe. Perfect for a cozy dinner at home with loved ones.

Nutritional Information: Calories – 350, Fat – 15g, Carbohydrates – 40g, Protein – 12g

Authentic Italian Pizza Night brings the essence of Italy to your table. Whether it’s a special occasion or just a casual weeknight dinner, this pizza will transport you to the charming streets of Italy. Share the joy of making and savoring this delicious pizza with your friends and family, and create lasting memories of your own Italian pizza night.

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