Authentic Margherita Pizza Recipe Wood Fire Cooked on the Scottsdale

An authentic taste from Italy! Oak wood fire cooked authentic Margherita Pizza recipe. Topped with homemade sauce made of garlic, basil, pepper, red onions, oregano and real San Marzano tomato's from Italy. The toppings are fresh mozzarella cheese, basil leaves and extra virgin olive oil. The pizza pie was cooked 600 degrees on the Scottsdale pit until the cheese is bubbling. Simple yet big on flavor.


For sauce
San marzano tomatoes 14 Ounce
Red onion 1/2 Medium , sliced
Parsley sprigs 2 , chopped
Garlic clove 1 , minced
Oregano 1/4 Teaspoon
Coarse ground black pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Basil leaves 3 , torn
Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
For pizza
Pizza dough 1
Mozzarella cheese ball 8 Ounce , thinly sliced
Basil leaves 4 , torn
Flour 1 Tablespoon (For dusting)
Cornmeal 1 Tablespoon (For dusting)



1. In a blender, pour in the tomato, pulse for a few seconds, do not blend to a puree.

2. Preheat grill to 700F.


3. In a skillet, heat oil, add in the onion, cook until it caramelizes. Add parsley, saute for another minute, put in garlic and basil leaves, pour in the tomatoes. Season with oregano and black pepper, allow to simmer for 5 minutes.

4. On a floured surface stretch and roll the dough to an 8 to 10 inch circle, transfer to floured pizza peel.

5. Spread the sauce evenly over the pizza, arrange the cheese slices, basil leaves and finish with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

6. Grill at 700F for 6 to 10 minutes.


7. Serve with your choice of beverage.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 811Calories from Fat 161

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2826 mg117.75%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.7%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 94 g188%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet