Saturday, February 18, 2012

Pizza Margherita

A Taste of Summer

A bouquet of fresh basil has an especially summery fragrance during the winter months.

Southwestern Tomato Sauce
1 can diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2 chopped green pepper
1/2 chopped onion
1 tbs fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp Natural Garlic & Herb Seasoning Blend
1 tbsp Watkins Chili Powder
1-1/2 tsp Watkins Garlic Liquid Spice
3/ 4 to 1 tsp hot pepper sauce
Freshly ground, to taste Watkins Sea Salt
Combine all ingredients in medium saucepan; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 10 to 15 minutes. Serve over hot cooked pasta. Makes 4 servings

One of our favorite meals to make is Southwestern Tomato Sauce is Pizza Margherita. 

For the sauce, simmer all seasonings with diced tomatoes to preferred thickness. 

Pizza dough recipe :
Our delicious, fast-rising mixes make homemade pizza quicker and easier.
Save money and get a better pizza, made just the way you like it.
Makes one fantastically wholesome 14-inch crust.

Remove from oven and drizzle with Garlic & Parsley Grapeseed Oil 
or your favorite olive oil over crust and top with fresh tomato sauce. 

You may use fresh basil or add Watkins excellent All-Natural Gourmet Basil

Top with shredded Italian cheeses

Bake at 425 until done