margherita pizza

Main Entry:  Margherita pizza
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a type of pizza made with tomato, sliced mozzarella, basil, and extra virgin olive oil
Example:  This most basic pizza, known as Pizza Margherita in Italy, proves the old adage that less is more.
Etymology:  1956; for Margherita di Savoia, a queen of Italy
Usage:  cooking's 21st Century Lexicon
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