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Grilled Pizza with 15 Minute Dough Recipe for Two

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.

Grilled Pizza with 15 Minute Dough

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

5 from 1 vote
Grilled Pizza with 15 Minute Dough serves 2
Grilled Pizza with 15 Minute Dough
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
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.
Course: Date Night, Dinner, Game Day, Lunch, Main Course, Valentine's Day
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: 15 minute pizza dough, grilled pizza
Servings (Adjustable): 2
Calories: 450 kcal
Author: Zona
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 here 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 here 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.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

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

 

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Pizza with 15 Minute Dough
Amount Per Serving
Calories 450 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 590mg 25%
Potassium 171mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 80g 27%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 6g
Protein 12g 24%
Calcium 1.4%
Iron 25.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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. 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. #grilled #pizza #GrilledPizza #DinnerForTwo #LunchForTwo #RecipesForTwo #homemade

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