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Grilled Homemade Pizza


Pizza Night is always a big hit at our house.
We used to just call for pizza delivery but having fresh ingredients on hand and using what we have available makes a big difference in flavor, quality and budget. My boys love being involved in the kitchen, especially when they have the chance to customize things to their liking.

Early in the summer, we tried making pizza on the grill and it quickly was added to our usual dinner rotation. Who knew how fast and easy it was to make?!


Grilled Homemade Pizza

Serves 2-4

Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time:4-6 minutes


INGREDIENTS

Pizza Dough - homemade or store bought

Pizza sauce - homemade or store bought
Flour for rolling out dough
Olive oil for pizza 
Vegetable Oil for grill



TOPPINGS

Mozzarella cheese, shredded or sliced  
Parmesan cheese, shredded 
Italian sausage, cooked
Pepperoni
Bacon
Ham, diced 
Chicken, cooked and diced 
Mushrooms
Green peppers or multi-colored peppers
Tomatoes 
Red or white onions 
Black olives, sliced 
Fresh herbs
Arugula 
Dried oregano 
Dried basil 


INSTRUCTIONS

1. Gather all ingredients. Prepare sauce and all toppings, set aside.


2. Roll out pizza dough into a thin rectangle using a small dusting of flour so the dough doesn’t stick. Place dough on large baking sheet or pizza paddle.


3. Heat grill to medium-high heat. Coat grates of grill with vegetable oil using a folded paper towel. Slide pizza dough onto heated grates and cook for 2-3 minutes or until bottom is lightly brown.


4. Flip pizza over and brush lightly with olive oil.


5. Spread on pizza sauce and top with mozzarella cheese and toppings of your choice. Close the lid and grill for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted and toppings are lightly browned 


6. Remove from grill and transfer to cutting board. Add fresh herbs and parmesan cheese if desired. Serve immediately 












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