Tomato Basil Pizza Blanco

Tomato Basil Pizza Blanco

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Tomato Basil Pizza Blanco is a nice weekend treat. Handy for if you’re on the go or sitting back and relaxing.

  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 3 Tablespoons Unbleached Flour
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 3 Garlic Cloves (Minced)
  • 2 Cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 10 Ounces Pizza Dough
  • 28 Ounces Diced Tomatoes (Drained)
  • 2 Tablespoons Chopped Fresh Basil
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease 12” pizza pan or 13x9” pan. Set aside.
  3. In small-size saucepan heat butter over a medium heat. Add flour and stir until thoroughly mixed. Slowly whisk in milk, adding gradually. Stir in kosher salt, pepper, garlic, and 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese. Reduce heat to low and cook until starting to thicken. Remove from heat. Will thicken more upon standing.
  4. Place pizza dough on prepared pan. Starting at center press dough out with hands to edge of pan. Push up sides about 1/4 inch.
  5. Spread cheese sauce mixture on crust. Arrange diced tomatoes in single layer over cheese sauce mixture.
  6. Sprinkle remaining cheese over tomatoes. Bake 12 to 15 minutes until crust is golden brown.
  7. Just before serving finish with fresh basil.
  8. Serves 6
  9. Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time:15 Minutes Total Time:35 Minutes
  10. "Work With What You Got!"
  11. ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2018 All Rights Reserved

Victoria

Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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