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

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

What You'll Need

  • 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

How 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.
  1. Return pizza to grill with uncooked side down.
  2. Cook for an additional 7-9 minutes, or until crust begins to brown.
  3. Remove pizza from grill and top with 1 tablespoon garlic olive oil, arugula, halved cherry tomatoes, and shaved Pecorino cheese.  Slice and serve.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
459 Calories
23g Fat
51g Carbs
14g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)