The margherita pizza croissants are very fast starters and easy to prepare.

Starting from ready-made pizza dough, the preparation is very fast and you will please everyone with their simplicity and taste.

Let’s see, then, how to prepare excellent margherita pizza croissants and the possible variations to satisfy all tastes.

Ingredients

  • 1 roll of pizza dough
  • 150 g mozzarella cheese
  • tomato sauce
  • oregano to taste

For garnish

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • poppy seeds to taste

Margherita pizza croissants

Directions

Begin from the preparation of the filling of your croissants.

Margherita pizza croissants
Filling in the mixer

First of all, take the mozzarella, reduce it into cubes and place them in a mixer with some tomato sauce and oregano. You have to obtain a very dense and compact result.

Margherita pizza croissants
Cut the pizza dough in triangles

Take now the pizza dough and make 6 triangles. Divide first the dough into three rectangles and then make two triangles from each side with a diagonal cut.

Margherita pizza croissants
Add filling

Arrange a generous spoonful of the seasoning prepared before on the wider part of the triangle. Now you just have to roll them up.

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Roll the pizza dough

Make sure that the filling remains in the lower part of your croissants so that they will not open while baking.

Roll both ends to form the classic shape of the croissant. Repeat the passage for all your margherita pizza croissants and place them on a baking sheet.

Margherita pizza croissants
Brush with beaten egg abd add poppy seeds

Brush them with a mixture of egg yolk and a tablespoon of milk and add poppy seeds.

Place the croissants in a preheated oven at 356°F for about 20 minutes. Once well golden, they will be ready to be served to your guests.

Tips

The margherita pizza croissants can be stored for a couple of days and will have to be reheated in a traditional oven or microwaved before serving.

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