Gourmet Caprese Pizza: Fresh and Summery Delight

Indulge in the flavors of summer with this Gourmet Caprese Pizza. Created by the talented chef Elizabeth Rodriguez, this delightful recipe is a perfect blend of freshness and sophistication. A true culinary masterpiece that captures the essence of a sun-kissed day.


  • 1 pre-made pizza dough
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella, sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp balsamic glaze
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. Transfer the dough to a pizza stone or baking sheet.
  4. Drizzle olive oil over the dough, spreading it evenly.
  5. Evenly distribute cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil over the dough.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes or until the crust is golden and the cheese is melted.
  7. Remove from the oven and drizzle with balsamic glaze.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Slice and serve this Gourmet Caprese Pizza immediately.

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Enjoy the freshness of summer with every bite of this Gourmet Caprese Pizza. The combination of juicy cherry tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and aromatic basil, all drizzled with balsamic glaze, creates a burst of flavors that will transport you to an Italian terrace overlooking the Mediterranean. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or craving a gourmet weeknight dinner, this recipe is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Elevate your pizza game and savor the taste of summer!

Nutrition per serving: 320 calories, 15g protein, 35g carbohydrates, 3g fiber, 5g sugar, 16g fat, 7g saturated fat, 30mg cholesterol, 680mg sodium

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