Grilled Pizza with Smoked Pumpkin Sauce

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Sabrina S. Baksh/Regarding BBQ, Inc.
Ratings
  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings
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.)

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

Preheat grill for medium heat.  Sprinkle half the flour or cornmeal onto large cutting board.  Place a softball sized ball of dough on top.  Using hands, shape dough into a oblong shape about 9 inches long and 7-8 inches wide.  Place dough onto grill and cook one side for 4-5 minutes.  Do not cook the other side.  Remove pizza crust from grill, place onto cookie sheet and on cooked side, slather on 3/4 cups/180 mL of pumpkin sauce.  Return pizza to grill with uncooked side down.  Cook for an additional 7-9 minutes, or until crust begins to brown.  Remove pizza from grill and top with 1tablespoon garlic olive oil, arugula, halved cherry tomatoes, and shaved Pecarino cheese.  Slice and serve.