Grilled Flatbread Pizza

30 mins
10 mins
3-4

When you’re looking for a fun way to make pizza, try our Grilled Flatbread Pizza. We flattened pizza dough and covered it with pizza sauce, Fontina and mozzarella cheeses, pepperoni and mushrooms. In less than ten minutes, you’ll have a delicious chargrilled, thin crust pizza garnished with fresh basil leaves. It’s an easy weeknight recipe you can change up with a variety of toppings.

Ingredients

For the Pizza

  • 1 ball pizza dough
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 4 ounces shredded Fontina cheese
  • 4 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 8-10 slices pepperoni
  • 1/3 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 6-8 fresh basil leaves

Ingredient Tips

Pizza Dough
You can make the pizza dough from scratch or find pre-made fresh refrigerated or frozen pizza dough at the grocery store.
Fontina Cheese
Fontina is a hard cheese with a creamy texture and a subtle tart flavor.

Directions

Step 1 Of 9
1
Place griddle stone on top of cool grill grates, ensuring the grill is on a level surface.
2
Oil the griddle with cooking oil and preheat your grill to 500°F.
3
Spread half of the olive oil over the center of a large baking sheet and place the pizza dough on top. Stretch dough to an even thickness of about 1/8 inch.
Hot Tip
Don’t worry too much about making a perfect circle.
4
Transfer dough to the griddle and cook on one side until slightly charred but not burnt, about 2 minutes.
5
Remove from grill and place on a flat surface, grilled side up. Lower grill temperature to 400°F.
6
Cover the dough with pizza sauce, leaving 1/2 inch around the edge uncovered for crust. Evenly distribute Fontina and mozzarella cheeses, pepperoni and sliced mushrooms.
7
Place pizza back on the griddle and close the lid. Cook for 4 to 6 minutes.
8
Remove pizza from the grill, drizzle with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and garnish with basil leaves.
9
Let rest at room temperature for 5 minutes before serving.
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