Friday, July 24, 2009

Potato Pizza on the grill

At the farmer's market last Thursday I bought a bag of tri-colored potatoes consisting of yukon gold, new and purple potatoes. I knew I wanted to use them for something and soon. I also had another Trader Joe's pizza dough on hand, from the second attempt at pizza on the grill, that had to be used. I've heard of putting potatoes on pizza, so I thought I'd give that a try.

Pizza on the Grill Attempt III: Potato Pizza
(Source: me)

Trader Joe's prepared pizza dough (plain)
6 small potatoes, thinly sliced
3 T. olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 t. fresh rosemary, minced
1 c. garlic herb cheese (or whatever cheese you have on hand)
salt + pepper

Heat oven to 350 F. Thinly slice potatoes, spray with olive oil, sprinkle with salt, place on cookie sheet and cook for 10-15 minutes in the oven. Preheat grill {I turn 3 of our 4 burners to high}. Then prepare pizza toppings: chop prosciutto, mix with minced garlic and rosemary. Set aside. Shred cheese topping.
Divide prepared pizza dough in half (or quarters), place on a well-floured cutting board. Roll out pizza dough to desired size. Spray olive oil directly on dough, place on grill grates, shut lid. Turn down burners to medium. Allow to grill for ~3-4 minutes and remove dough from grill using a pizza peel or cookie sheet. Grill side up, spread prosciutto mixture on crust. Layer potato slices along the top of the pizza.
Top pizza liberally with cheese. Place pizza back on the grill, turn off 2 of the 3 burners to grill using indirect heat. Close grill lid and allow cheese to melt, ~8 minutes. Remove from grill using a pizza peel or cookie sheet. Salt and pepper to taste.

So this one must have been really, really good. Rich commented on several occasions how much he liked the potato pizza. He loved the addition of prosciutto and fresh rosemary. *Ding* *Ding* *Ding* - we have a winner!!


Anonymous said...

I might need to be invited over to try this one!!! m

Nicole said...

You would love it!! Come over anytime!!