spicy mediterranean pizza

★★★★★ 1
By Julie Ann Keene
from Oak Cliff, TX

Arrabbiata is a spicy pasta sauce. If it isn't available, you can add red pepper flakes to a regular sauce (but it won't have the same depth of flavor). This is a Pizza Friday favorite in our house! We have even jokingly written poems about it!

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Julie is right, the arrabbiata sauce really does bring a depth of flavor to this pizza. It's spicy, tangy, and delicious. All the topping pair well together and the shrimp brings a uniqueness to the pizza. Great homemade pizza recipe!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For spicy mediterranean pizza

  • 2 Tbsp
    corn meal
  • 1 tube
    pizza dough; refrigerated
  • 1/2 c
    Arrabbiata pasta sauce
  • 6 oz
    Feta cheese; crumbled
  • 3/4 c
    sliced fresh basil leaves
  • 2 md
    tomatoes; thinly sliced
  • 15
    pitted black olives: sliced in half
  • 15
    pitted green olives; sliced in half
  • 1/2 lb
    cooked plain shrimp

How To Make spicy mediterranean pizza

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Sprinkle pan or pizza stone with cornmeal. Place dough on cornmeal and with a rolling pin roll it out to fit the pan or stone.
  • 2
    Spread sauce over dough. Sprinkle with Feta and 1/2 cup basil. Arrange tomato slices over cheese. Arrange olives on top. Bake 12 minutes or until crust is lightly golden.
  • 3
    Remove pizza from oven. Arrange shrimp on top. Return to oven and bake 5 more minutes.
  • 4
    Remove from oven. Sprinkle with remaining basil.
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