Grilled Pizza with Smoked Pumpkin Sauce

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Sabrina S. Baksh/Regarding BBQ, Inc.
  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
459 Calories
23g Fat
51g Carbs
14g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 459
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 967mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Protein 14g
Calcium 203mg 16%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

A wonderful rustic pumpkin pizza with a light smoky flavor.  What better way to celebrate Autumn than by utilizing this truly versatile ingredient.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups smoked pumpkin sauce
  • 1 pizza dough (frozen or fresh pizza dough)
  • 1 1/2 cups baby arugula
  • 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 1/2 cup ​Pecarino cheese (shaved)
  • 3 tablespoons flour (or cornmeal)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic olive oil

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat grill for medium heat. 

  2. Sprinkle half the flour or cornmeal onto a large cutting board. 

  3. Place a softball sized ball of dough on top. 

  4. Using hands, shape dough into an oblong shape about 9 inches long and 7-8 inches wide. 

  5. Place dough onto the grill and cook one side for 4-5 minutes. Do not cook the other side. 

  6. Remove pizza crust from grill, place onto a cookie sheet and on cooked side, slather on 3/4 cups/180 mL of pumpkin sauce.

  7. Return pizza to grill with uncooked side down.

  8. Cook for an additional 7-9 minutes, or until crust begins to brown.

  9. Remove pizza from grill and top with 1 tablespoon garlic olive oil, arugula, halved cherry tomatoes, and shaved Pecorino cheese.  Slice and serve.