Foodservice Recipe: Mini Margherita Pizzas

Mini Margherita Pizzas

A flaky puff pastry crust pairs perfectly with the classic pizza flavors of fresh basil, tomato and mozzarella.


Servings:
32 servings (1 serving = 1 pizza)

Ingredients:

  • 8 Pennant Puff Pastry Squares (Item #1694)
  • 1 Egg
  • 32 Fresh Tomato Slices
  • 1/3 Cup Fresh Basil, chiffonade
  • 4 Cups Shredded Mozzarella
  • 2 Cups Shredded Parmesan
  • 1 Tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Water

Instructions:

  1. Thaw puff pastry squares on sprayed, parchment-lined sheet pan; cut each square into 4 equal parts.
  2. Beat 1 egg and 2 Tbsp water in small bowl; brush pastry with egg wash.
  3. Layer with 1 tomato slice, a sprinkle of salt, 1 tsp basil, 1 Tbsp mozzarella cheese and 1 tsp Parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake as directed below until golden brown; serve warm.

Bake:

Convection Oven*   325°F    14-16 minutes
Standard Oven        375°F    20-22 minutes

*Rotate pans baked in convection oven one-half turn (180°) after 7 minutes of baking.