Cheese and black olives pizza recipe – easy recipe for pizza with mix of mozzarella and cheddar cheese, black olives and basil.
- 1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast
- 1/2 cup warm water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon white sugar
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 cup all-purpose flour (or more as need)
- 1/4 cup tomato sauce
- 2 cups mix of mozzarella and cheddar cheese (grated)
- 20 black olives (sliced)
- 1 tablespoon fresh basil (chopped)
- 2 leaves fresh basil
Dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. After frothy (about 10-15 minutes) add salt, olive oil and flour. Knead the dough until smooth. Roll out onto a lightly floured surface of baking sheet.
Coat the dough with tomato sauce, sprinkle with mix of grated cheese. Put the olives and chopped basil leaves. Set aside to rise for 20-30 minutes.
Bake at 375 ° F until golden brown crust.
Serve the pizza hot, and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
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