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Grilled Pizza with 15 Minute Dough Recipe for Two

Grilled Pizza with 15 Minute Dough

This easy Grilled Pizza for two is amazing, delicious, and fun to make! The dough takes just 15 minutes to prepare and when grilled, tastes very close to a wood fired pizza crust.

The choice of toppings is endless so choose whatever you love on a pizza.

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Grilling pizza is a super fun and romantic date night idea. Try them for a simple lunch or dinner. We enjoyed our grilled pizzas so much that we made them two nights in a row.

Optional topping ideas:

Pizza sauce

Pepperoni, onions, mushrooms, mozzarella cheese

BBQ chicken, bacon, ranch dressing

Ham, pineapple

Caramelized onion, bacon, spinach

Dessert pizza toppings

Whatever you want!

How to make Grilled Pizza with 15 Minute Dough:

For the dough:

In a large bowl, dissolve the yeast and sugar in warm (110 degrees F, 43.33 degrees C) water. The temperature is right when it feels warm to your fingers but not hot. Water that is too hot will kill the yeast.

Let the yeast mixture stand for 10 minutes until it becomes frothy.

yeast, water, and sugar activating for grilled pizza dough

In a bowl add the flour, oil, salt, and yeast mixture. Stir with a spoon (or mix by hand, or stand mixer) until a soft dough forms. If the dough is to wet mix in additional flour a tablespoon at a time until it is no longer sticky. If it’s too dry, mix in additional water a tablespoon at a time.

Roll the dough into a ball and let it rest about 5 minutes while you gather and prepare your desired pizza toppings.

pizza dough mixed together in a ball

Divide the dough into two pieces.

cutting pizza dough in half

On a clean floured surface roll each piece of dough into a circle about ¼” thick.

pizza dough rolled out into a circle

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Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Click for a baking sheet.

to circles of pizza dough on a baking sheet

How to make grilled pizza:

Preheat the grill on low for direct grilling.

When the grill is hot and ready, brush the grates with some olive oil.

Optional: Brush both sides of the dough with olive oil for darker grill marks on the dough.

Slide the pizza dough off the baking sheet and onto the grill.

two circles of pizza dough on a grill

Close the grill and cook the dough for about 5 minutes. Cooking time will vary depending on your grill and the heat level so watch it closely and check it often.

Check if the dough is browned underneath. If it’s not browned, give it another minute.

Take the dough off the grill with a large grilling spatula and put it on top of the cookie sheet. Click for a large grilling spatula.

After they have cooled slightly, turn the pizza crusts over, browned-sides up.

two circles of pizza dough with grill marks on them on a baking sheet

Spread sauce over each crust, if using.

Add the desired toppings like shredded cheese, onions, pepperoni, and mushrooms.

two uncooked pizzas with toppings added ready to grill

Put the pizza back on the grill using the large spatula and close the lid.

two pizzas with toppings cooking on a grill

Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and melted and the crust is browned. If the crust is getting too brown but the toppings aren’t done yet, move the pizza to a higher warming rack and close the lid to continue cooking.

two pizzas cooking on a grill ready to be taken off

Pull the pizza off the grill onto a cutting board and let it rest for a minute or so before cutting it.

Grilled Pizza with 15 Minute Dough Recipe for Two

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Grilled Pizza with 15 Minute Dough

Grilled Pizza with 15 Minute Dough

This easy Grilled Pizza for two is amazing, delicious, and fun to make! The dough takes just 15 minutes to prepare and when grilled, tastes very close to a wood fired pizza crust.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

For the dough:

  • 1 1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast (from a jar)
  • 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup warm water (feels warm but not hot)
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Optional topping ideas:

  • Pizza sauce
  • Pepperoni, onions, mushrooms, mozzarella cheese
  • BBQ chicken, bacon, ranch dressing
  • Ham, pineapple
  • Caramelized onion, bacon, spinach
  • Dessert pizza toppings
  • Whatever you want!

Instructions

For the dough:

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve the yeast and sugar in warm (110 degrees F, 43.33 degrees C) water. The temperature is right when it feels warm to your fingers but not hot. Water that is too hot will kill the yeast.
  2. Let the yeast mixture stand for 10 minutes until it becomes frothy.
  3. In a bowl add the flour, oil, salt, and yeast mixture. Stir with a spoon (or mix by hand, or stand mixer) until a soft dough forms. If the dough is to wet mix in additional flour a tablespoon at a time until it is no longer sticky. If it's too dry, mix in additional water a tablespoon at a time.
  4. Roll the dough into a ball and let it rest about 5 minutes while you gather and prepare your desired pizza toppings.
  5. Divide the dough into two pieces.
  6. On a clean floured surface roll each piece of dough into a circle about ¼” thick and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Click for a baking sheet.

How to make grilled pizza:

  1. Preheat the grill on low for direct grilling.
  2. When the grill is hot and ready, brush the grates with some olive oil.
  3. Optional: Brush both sides of the dough with olive oil for darker grill marks on the dough.
  4. Slide the pizza dough off the baking sheet and onto the grill.
  5. Close the grill and cook the dough for about 5 minutes. Cooking time will vary depending on your grill and the heat level so watch it closely and check it often.
  6. Check if the dough is browned underneath. If it’s not browned, give it another minute.
  7. Take the dough off the grill with a large grilling spatula and put it on top of the cookie sheet. Click for a large grilling spatula.
  8. After they have cooled slightly, turn the pizza crusts over, browned-sides up.
  9. Spread sauce over each crust, if using.
  10. Add the desired toppings like shredded cheese, onions, pepperoni, and mushrooms.
  11. Put the pizza back on the grill using the large spatula and close the lid.
  12. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and melted and the crust is browned. If the crust is getting too brown but the toppings aren’t done yet, move the pizza to a higher warming rack and close the lid to continue cooking.
  13. Pull the pizza off the grill onto a cutting board and let it rest for a minute or so before cutting it.

Notes

Nutritional information is based on the pizza dough only and does not include any toppings you choose to add.

 

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 450 Sodium: 590mg Carbohydrates: 80g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 6g Protein: 12g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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