This smoked meat pizza is an easy way to experience the delicious flavours of dill pickle all in a pizza! You won’t believe how easily this crowd pleaser comes together! Every one will want seconds. This pizza comes with a side of tomato and romaine salad.
Note: If you have a pizza stone and would like to bake your pizza on the BBQ, this meal is ready under 15 MINUTES! Now thats way quicker than take out!
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You will need:
Heat the oven & make white sauce (vegan only): Preheat the oven to 450° F OR BBQ to max for the pizza. If cooking the pizza on the BBQ, place the pizza stone in the BBQ when you turn it on. The stone needs to be very hot.
For vegan sauce: In a medium pan on medium heat, add the oil (1/2 tbsp, 1 tbsp, 1 1/2 tbsp). Add flour (1/2 tbsp, 1 tbsp, 1 1/2 tbsp) and salt (1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 3/4 tsp) and cook for a minute stiring regularly. Add the creamy sauce mix and water (1 tbsp, 2 tbsp, 3 tbsp). Combine, bring to a simmer.
Roll out the pizza dough: Lightly flour the counter. Place the dough on the floured surface and dust with flour. Roll out the dough to about 1/2 cm thick.
Gluten-Friendly: Skip this step as the pizza dough is already rolled out.
Garnish and Cook the pizza – Oven method: Place the dough on a lined baking sheet. Use your hands to pull the dough and shape it as desired. Evenly spread the creamy sauce mix (or vegan sauce you made) on the pizza. Evenly sprinkle the mozzarella on the pizza. Bake in a 450F oven for about 15 minutes or until the crust is golden under the pizza and the mozzarella is bubbly.
Garnish and Cook the pizza – BBQ method: Place the dough on a parchment paper and cut the parchment in a circle a bit larger than the pizza. Use your hands to pull the dough and shape it as desired. Evenly spread the white sauce on the pizza. Evenly sprinkle the mozzarella on the pizza. Place the pizza on the pizza stone and bake about 3 minutes or until the crust is golden under the pizza and the mozzarella is bubbly.
Gluten-Friendly: Use Gluten Free Pizza dough* instead of the pizza dough. Bake about 10 minutes in the oven.
*Gluten Friendly 2 portion plan note: the Gluten Free Pizza dough is inside your delivery bag as it is too large to fit inside the meal box. Keep the Gluten Free Pizza dough in the fridge or freezer.
Prepare the dill, tomatoes and dressing: Cut the dill in 1 to 2 cm pieces. Dice the tomatoes in 2 cm dices. Juice the lemon (1/2 the lemon, whole lemon, whole lemon). In a small bowl, add the lemon juice, olive oil (1 tbsp, 2 tbsp, 3 tbsp) and salt, (1/4 tsp, 1/2 tbsp, 3/4 tsp). Combine.
Assemble & garnish: In a large bowl, add the lettuce, tomatoes, and dressing. Combine. Garnish the pizza with pickles and dill. Slice the pizza and serve.
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Cooking with Kids
Lacey Engel, Registered Dietician
Beyond Baby Nutrition
Get those kids in the kitchen! Little ones as young as two years old can help with meal prep. When kids help prepare food, they may be more likely to try the same food at the table.
MAKING THIS RECIPE WITH KIDS ?
Children are significantly more likely to try new foods when they helped prepare it. Let the child help complete these steps:
- Prepare the salad
- Garnish the pizza with pickles, mustard and smoked meat.
Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free.