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Margherita Pizza

    2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, additional for dough
    1/2 lb. plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped in 1/2" pieces
    1 clove garlic, crushed and finely chopped
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    1 12" uncooked NY Style dough crust
    6 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded
    6 fresh basil leaves cut into julienne strips
    1/4 cup fresh shredded parmesan cheese

  Combine 2 Tbls. olive oil, tomatoes, garlic, salt, and pepper
 in a bowl. Allow to marinate while making dough.

  Brush dough crust lightly with olive oil. Top with cheese, then
 tomatoes. Drizzle with olive oil. Bake in preheated 500F oven on
 pizza stone for 8-10 minutes or until crust is golden brown and
 cheese is bubbly. Remove from oven and top with parmesan cheese,
 then basil. Cool on a wire rack for 2-3 minutes before cutting
 into wedges and serving.