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Arugula Tomato Cheese Pizza Recipe

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Arugula Tomato Cheese Pizza

Craving a delicious homemade pizza bursting with fresh flavors? This Arugula Tomato Cheese Pizza is the perfect blend of tangy tomatoes, peppery arugula, and gooey cheese that will tantalize your taste buds.

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  • 1 pre-made pizza dough or homemade dough
  • 1 cup of tomato sauce
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 2 cups of fresh arugula
  • 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Red pepper flakes (optional, for added heat)


Preparing the Pizza:

  1. Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C) or the temperature recommended for your pizza dough.
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness and shape.
  3. Place the rolled-out dough on a pizza stone or baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Assembling the Pizza:

  1. Spread the tomato sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a small border for the crust.
  2. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce, ensuring even coverage.
  3. Arrange the sliced cherry tomatoes on top of the cheese.
  4. Season the pizza with a pinch of salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes if desired.
  5. Drizzle a little olive oil over the pizza for added flavor.

Baking the Pizza:

  1. Place the pizza in the preheated oven and bake for 12-15 minutes or until the crust turns golden brown and the cheese is bubbly.
  2. Once the pizza is done, remove it from the oven and let it cool for a minute or two.

Adding Fresh Toppings:

  1. Scatter the fresh arugula over the hot pizza.
  2. Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on top of the arugula.
  3. Drizzle a bit more olive oil over the finished pizza for a final touch.


Slice the Arugula Tomato Cheese Pizza and serve it immediately, savoring the combination of melty cheese, juicy tomatoes, and the peppery kick of arugula.

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This pizza offers a delightful balance of flavors and textures, making it a fantastic meal for pizza night or any occasion when you’re craving a homemade slice of goodness.

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Source: halfbakedharvest.com

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