Hickman's IGA Recipes


Easy Pizza Margherita on the Grill

Yield: 4 servings (2 slices each)



Brush grill rack with oil. Preheat grill to medium heat. For charcoal, place the rack 3 to 4 inches above the coals.

Dust the surface of a large baking sheet with cornmeal. Shape the dough into a 10-12 inch circle or rectangle that is 1/4-inch thick. Take care to maintain an even thickness.

Blend oil and 1 Tbsp chopped basil leaves. Place basil/oil mixture, shredded cheeses, tomatoes, garlic and fresh basil chiffonade on a platter and place near the grill.

Carefully lift dough and drape over grill rack. Within a minute or two, the dough will begin to puff, the underside will firm up and grill marks will appear.

Using tongs flip the crust over. Brush 1/2 of basil/oil mixture over pizza crust to within 1/2-inch of the outer edge. Scatter mozzarella and parmesan cheeses evenly over crust. Add tomato slices and garlic. Drizzle remaining basil/oil mixture over crust if desired.

Continue to grill another 4 to 5 minutes until cheeses are melted and grill marks begin to appear on the underside of the crust. Scatter basil chiffonade over crust and remove from heat. Slice and serve immediately.

Photo and food styling by Webstop

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