- Air Fryer Pizza | Classic Margherita

Air Fryer Pizza | Classic Margherita

COSORI Original
  • 10 Min

    Prep Time
  • 12 Min

    Cook Time
  • 4

    Servings
 - Air Fryer Pizza | Classic Margherita

Directions

  1. Homemade Pizza:

  2. Step 1

    Combine the flour, sugar, yeast, and salt in the bowl of a stand mixer with the dough hook attached and mix on low speed until well combined.

  3. Step 2

    Add the warm water and 1 tablespoon olive oil and beat until the dough forms a ball, about 5 minutes.

  4. Step 3

    Scrape the dough onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead into a smooth, firm ball.

  5. Step 4

    Grease a large bowl with the remaining 1 teaspoon olive oil.

  6. Step 5

    Add the dough, cover the bowl, and allow to rise until doubled in size. This will take about 1 hour, depending on the temperature of your kitchen.

  7. Step 6

    Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and divide into 2 equal pieces.

  8. Step 7

    Cover each with a clean kitchen towel and let rest for 10 minutes before making your pizza.

  9. Classic Margherita Pizza:

  10. Step 1

    Drain the tomatoes and reserve the liquid.

  11. Step 2

    Place the tomatoes, olive oil, salt, and oregano in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Season to taste. 

    • Note: Sauce will last 1 week in the refrigerator.
  12. Step 3

    Select the Preheat function on the Cosori Air Fryer and press Start/Pause.

  13. Step 4

    Stretch out the pizza dough into a 7-inch circle on a floured surface.

  14. Step 5

    Place the pizza dough into the preheated air fryer. Brush the top with 1 tablespoon olive oil.

  15. Step 6

    Set temperature to 400°F and time to 5 minutes, then press Start/Pause.

  16. Step 7

    Flip the pizza dough over when the timer goes off and cook at 400°F for an additional 2 minutes. 

  17. Step 8

    Flip the pizza dough back over when the timer goes off and top with 2 to 3 tablespoons tomato sauce. Use the back of a spoon to spread it evenly across the surface, leaving ½-inch of space around the edge of the crust.

  18. Step 9

    Break half of the mozzarella into large pieces and gently place them on top of the sauce.

  19. Step 10

    Cook at 400°F for an additional 5 minutes.

  20. Step 11

    Remove when the dough is golden brown and the cheese is melted.

  21. Step 12

    Top with fresh basil and serve.