Recipe pizza with mozzarella cheese and pesto Genovese.
Liguria, land of sun and gastronomic traditions. In this beautiful region, si produce il pesto, condiment that has far exceeded the boundaries of our country.
Even the pesto has been borrowed by many pizzerias and combined with other ingredients has enjoyed unexpected success. Among the most common pairings today we're going to prepare pizza Genovese which has among its ingredients pesto, cheese and mozzarella cheese.
This pizza very delicate, but at the same time tasty can be realized on a red base with tomato, or white without tomato.
Genovese pesto pizza dough mozzarella soft cheese
To do 4 balls 250 grams for each 4 people
Flour type "0" 625 grams
Water 375 grams
Sale 15 grams
Yeast 1,2 grams
Sugar 10 grams
Oil 2-3 spoons
Knead vigorously the ingredients in a container to form a soft and elastic dough.
Divide the dough into 4 balls and let rest for rising in a tightly covered container for about an hour, or until the volume will not be doubled.
Preparing pizza mozzarella soft cheese pesto Genovese
Once the rising phase, roll out the balls of dough to form 4 diameter discs 30 centimeters.
Add the tomato (if you want it red)
Add a generous layer of mozzarella, with a spoon, coarsely spread the pesto over the mozzarella, Finally add the stracchino. A few leaves of fresh basil and your pizzas are ready to fire.
Turn on your oven and take it to the maximum temperature 200/250 degrees.
Bake your pizzas for 10 minutes until the board will prove to be perfectly golden.
Remove from the oven and serve hot.
Combine this delicious pizza with a dry white wine!
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If you want to know more about liguria, home of pesto, you can consult wikipedia.