Pizza Recipe: Three-Cheese White Pizza

May 20, 2016
Three-Cheese White Pizza Recipe

Happy Friday, everyone! Today is actually the best of all Fridays because it’s National Pizza Party Day! Woot woot! To celebrate everyone’s favorite holiday, I’m sharing my go-to pizza recipe: a three-cheese white pizza that will quickly become your favorite too.

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This pizza recipe could not be easier or faster to make.  I use a pizza crust mix and know that you could consider that cheating a little bit, but when something is already done for you, why reinvent the wheel? Especially on a weeknight when time is short and your to-do list is not.

Three-Cheese White Pizza Recipe

The garlic olive oil gives the pizza plenty of flavor, but without a big saucy mess. Add in a ridiculous amount of cheese and your taste buds will definitely party with this pizza recipe. I love using a mix of cheeses in this pizza: the mozzarella and parmesan get all melty and brown and then the ricotta…oh the ricotta! Just trust me, make the pizza and you’ll see.

The possibilities for this pizza recipe are almost endless. You can add a little crushed red pepper or Italian seasoning to the top to boost the flavor even more.  A little spinach or sausage would also be a great addition!

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Three-Cheese White Pizza Recipe

Three-Cheese White Pizza Recipe

You’ll need:

  • 1 Martha White pizza crust mix
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp hot water
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 4 tbsp + 1 tsp olive oil, separated
  • 1/3 c shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 c grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 tbsp ricotta cheese
  1. Move a rack to the lowest spot and preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  2. Mix pizza crust with hot water according to package directions and set aside. Sometimes you need a few extra teaspoons of water to get the dough to come together.
  3. Brush 1 tsp of olive oil across a cookie sheet.
  4. Finely mince garlic cloves, combine with 4 tbsp olive oil and set aside.
  5. Spread pizza crust dough out onto cookie sheet. Press into desired shape and thickness with fingers. Prick the crust with a fork all over. Bake in oven for 5 minutes.
  6. Take crust out of the oven and top with garlic olive oil mixture, brushing it liberally across the crust.
  7. Spread shredded mozzarella cheese, grated parmesan cheese and small pieces of the ricotta cheese evenly.
  8. Bake for an additional 9-11 minutes.

Quick and super simple, this three-cheese white pizza will become a dinnertime staple.

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  • Jessica Hughes

    This looks delicious! I love pizza, so I will try this!

  • Emily Vanderhoof

    This pizza sounds amazing! I’m definitely going to try it! We always get in a run with our traditonal toppings but this sounds so yummy! Thanks for sharing!

    • It’s so tasty and you can dress it up with all sorts of toppings.

  • Uhm.. YES! I love white pizza and it’s not as much of a thing down here as it was when I lived in NJ.

    • It’s definitely not a thing down here, but this one is a pretty good alternative.

  • This looks so good. Makes me crave Pizza now. I love white pizza. I’ll have to try that recipe.

    • Let me know how it turns out, Jenn!

  • This looks incredible. I literally just ate lunch and am already hungry again…

    • Right?! It’s hard to read food blogs during the day!

  • Yummmmm. This looks really good, and I’d really like to make this soon and try it out. Homemade pizza is the best!

    • I love homemade pizza! Hope you like it!

  • That pizza looks so good! I didn’t know what to make for dinner tonight, but I think that we might have to try out some pizza!

    • Every night is a good night for pizza!

  • Joanna M

    That pizza looks really yummy! I love pizza. Here’s a thought. Have you ever added Feta cheese to your pizza topping? You should try it out!!

    • I haven’t used feta with this pizza, but I’ve had it on other pizzas and it’s so tasty!

  • Amanda K

    Oh my goodness! This looks so good – my mouth is watering! Saving this recipe now! 🙂

    Amanda ||

    • Yay! Hope you love it!

  • Pack Your Baguios

    This looks delicious and easy to make. Thank you so much for sharing!

    • Super easy! It’s a great weeknight meal.

  • Ashleigh

    This cheese pizza looks amazing! I would love to make this over the weekend, thank you for sharing!

    • You’re very welcome! Let me know how it turns out!

  • Nothing quite like homemade pizza! Those cheese bits have got me salivating!

    • I love how brown and melty everything gets!

  • Donnica Smalls

    This looks delicious! I love white pizzas and this is nice and simple to make which makes it even better.

    • It’s so easy and quick! Perfect for when you’re super hungry!

  • Mmmm I love ricotta! This sounds delicious!

  • OnceUponADollhouse

    HOLY DELICIOUS! This looks so yummy. We’ve never put ricotta on our pizza butttt we’re going for it!

    • It’s so tasty! Let me know if you like it!