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Homemade Cheese Pizza
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Homemade Cheese Pizza with a soft chewy crust, homemade sauce, and topped with 3 cheeses. Perfect for pizza night in!

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: cheese pizza, homemade pizza
Servings: 8 (makes 1-14" pizza)
Calories: 260 kcal
Author: Malinda Linnebur
Ingredients
  • 1 pound (550g) pizza dough (homemade or store bought)
  • 1⅓ cup (315ml) pizza sauce (homemade or store bought)
  • cups (280g) shredded mozzarella
  • ½ cup (55g) shredded cheddar cheese
  • cup (40g) shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly grease a baking sheet, pizza stone or pizza pan, set aside.
  2. Roll or stretch the dough into a 14 inch circle then place on your prepared pan. Form a small lip around the edge to hold your toppings in. Top your pizza with the sauce and cheeses. Sprinkle the top with the oregano, basil and garlic powder.

  3. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the crust is golden.
Recipe Notes
  1. If you are using a pizza stone: Preheat the stone while making the pizza. Be sure to make your pizza on a peel or a piece of parchment paper. Slide the pizza off the peel and on to the stone or transfer the pizza parchment paper and all on to the hot stone. 
  2. Nutrition facts: Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the information shown is just an estimate.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Cheese Pizza
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 575mg25%
Potassium 10mg0%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1.7g2%
Protein 9.6g19%
Calcium 216mg22%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the information shown is just an estimate.