Grilled Chicken, Spinach, and Onion Pizza
- Grilled Chicken
- Grilled Vidalia Onions
- Chopped Spinach (fresh from the garden)
- Mozzarella cheese
- Vidalia Onion Fig Sauce (by Stonewall Kitchen)
- Homemade pizza dough
In addition to grilling the toppings, both pizzas were cooked on the grill.
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We have been waiting to grill pizza all winter long, so we jumped at the opportunity this weekend. After grilling the dough on one side for four minutes and flipping, we began dressing the pizza. First we slathered on store bought sun-dried tomato pesto, sprinkled on feta cheese, lemon garlic chicken and sliced kalamata olives. We let it sit for a few minutes to give the dough a chance to get nice and crispy and for the cheese to melt a bit. Once again, grilled pizza did not disappoint. The flavors of all the toppings on this grilled pizza really popped! I have a feeling we will be getting a lot of use out the grill this summer!
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Grilled pizza season is here! We removed the cover, dusted it off and fired up the grill. One of my favorite things about grilling pizza is the team work Andrew and I put in to make these beautiful creations. He started by grilling chicken that had been stewing in a lemon garlic marinade. Andrew then sliced the grilled chicken while I rolled out the dough and placed it on my new grill pan.
We grilled the dough for four minutes, then flipped it over. Next, we started assembling the toppings. First to go on was homemade basil pesto sauce, then mozzarella cheese, chicken and roasted red peppers. We grilled the pizza four additional minutes, until the bottom was nice and crispy. I then moved the pizza to the top shelf and closed the lid until the cheese melted. The grill cooks the dough in such a different way than in the oven. The crust turns out lighter, airy and crispier. The toppings had a smoky flavor and the whole pizza was brilliant!
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Since beginning my project of learning what food American cities are famous for and turning those foods in to pizza, I have created 21 pizzas inspired by 20 different cities! This project has been fun and challenging.
At times I have missed using random ingredients I read about or see at the store. With Spring on our doorstep and fresh ingredients on the horizon I feel like I need to open my creative gates and let the juices flow. I am not going to abandon the city project because there are still a few places left I’d like to take on, but my plan will be to sprinkle those in amoung new pizza creations!
This week’s pizza really motivated me to make the change because I have wanted to use banana peppers on a pizza for a long time, but they didn’t seem to fit on any of the city inspired pizzas. So, for this pizza, I spread marinara sauce on my pre-baked dough, sprinkled on mozzarella cheese, baby spinach and seasoned, pulled chicken. The sweet and spicy flavors of the banana peppers tasted fantastic with the chicken, sauce and cheese. This was a delicious combination of ingredients and a beautiful start to my Spring pizzas!
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