Homemade Neapolitan Pizza Recipe

Authentic Neapolitan Pizza

Prep Time : 20-25 Minutes
Cooking Time : 8-10 Minutes
Serves : 2

From its humble origins in Naples to its worldwide popularity,  the  classic Neapolitan Pizza has come a long way! The simple and authentic Italian flavours of the chewy base, fresh tomato sauce, and gooey mozzarella cheese is every pizza lover's dream. A symbol of Italian culinary tradition, the art of the Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’ is even recognised as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. Made with less Olive oil in the dough as compared to a Romano style pizza, if you want to enjoy a classic Italian Neapolitan-style pizza, try making one with our All Tomato Sauce and Pizza Pasta Seasoning

20-25 Minutes
8-10 Minutes


For the dough

  • 250 gms refined flour + for dusting

  • 1 tbsp olive oil + for greasing

  • 2 tsps instant dry yeast

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 1 tsp salt

  • Lukewarm water

To Assemble 

  • Sorrentina All Purpose Italian Tomato Sauce

  • 200 gms fresh mozzarella cheese

  • Fresh basil leaves

  • Extra virgin olive oil for drizzling

  • Sorrentina Pizza Pasta Seasoning


    1. In a small bowl, activate yeast, sugar and lukewarm water, set aside for 2 minutes. (once the yeast turns frothy, it is ready to be used)

    2. In a large bowl, combine flour, salt and activated yeast. Add about 3-4 tbsps of water and knead it into soft dough. Add oil and knead for about a minute again. Cover the dough with a wet muslin cloth and set aside in a warm place for 10-15 minutes or till the dough proves and increases in size. 

    3. In the meantime, preheat the oven to 180°C

    4. Lightly knock back the dough and then divide the prepared dough into 2 equal portions. Shape it into a ball, dust refined flour on the worktop and gently stretch the dough with your hands till it's about 3 mm in thickness (it doesn't have to be a perfect circle).

    5. Grease a baking tray with some oil and carefully place the pizza base on it. Dock the base with a fork and bake it in a preheated oven for 5 minutes.

    6. Remove it from the oven and brush the base with olive oil.

    7. Spread an even layer of All Purpose Italian Tomato Sauce on top, add torn mozzarella cheese and a few basil leaves. Drizzle olive oil, sprinkle Pizza Pasta Seasoning and bake at 220°C for 8-10 minutes.

    8. Cut into slices and serve hot.

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