1 x Pizza base ( you can make your own if you like)
1 Tbsp Breadcrumbs
1/4c Marinara Sauce (see below for ingrediants)
2 Tbsp Parmesan, grated
2/3c Mozzarella, shredded
Fresh Basil Leaves
1 x can Whole Tomatoes
1/4c Olive Oil
4 x Garlic Cloves, peeled and slivered
1 x Small Dried Chilli, or pinch crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
1 tsp Salt
Handful of Fresh Basil
1/4 tsp Dried Oregano
To create the marinara sauce, pour tomatoes into a large bowl and crush with your hands. Pour 1 cup water into can and slosh it around to get tomato juices. Reserve. In a large pan (do not use a deep pot) over medium heat, heat the oil. When it is hot, add garlic.
In a large pan (do not use a deep pot) over medium heat, heat the oil. When it is hot, add garlic.
As soon as garlic is sizzling, do not let it brown, add the tomatoes, then the reserved tomato water. Add whole chilli or red pepper flakes, oregano and salt. Stir.
Place basil on the surface. Let it wilt, then submerge in sauce. Simmer sauce until thickened and oil on surface is a deep orange, about 15 minutes. Taste sauce after 10 minutes of simmering, adding more salt and oregano as needed.
Now to get started on creating the pizza, first pre heat oven to 250° celsius.
Spread marinara over bottom of dough, then top with half of each cheese
Crumble meatballs over dough.
Top with remaining cheese.
Drizzle pizza with oil. Season with salt and pepper.
Bake until cooked through and crust is crisp and golden, 15 to 20 minutes.
Sprinkle with basil. Let cool 5 minutes before serving.