Outdoor Living Recipes

Main Course

Prep Time: 5 Minutes, Up to 24 Hours*

Cook Time: 2-3 Minutes

Serves: 2


  • 1 8-10 oz pizza dough (See separate recipe for Making the Dough or instructions for Preparing Gluten-Free Crust, if you prefer)
  • All-purpose flour
  • 3-4 oz pizza sauce (Crushed tomatoes, sea salt, fresh basil leaves)
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella, cubed pecorino romano or parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil
  • Extra virgin olive oil (omit if using pre-packaged mozzarella)


  • Preheat pizza oven for 20 minutes with door closed until internal tempreaches 450° F and oven floor temperature is 700° F.
  • Prepare crust using the flour to help.(See separate detailed instructions)
  • Rub flour into wooden pizza peel and place crust on top.
  • Add sauce to dough, avoiding last ½ inch of crust.
  • Place fresh basil on top (having under cheese prevents them from burning).
  • Add fresh mozzarella, cubed.
  • Add pecorino romano or parmesan cheese, whichever you prefer.
  • Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.
  • Bake turning with metal peel until bottom is crispy & crust is evenly cooked.
  • Slice and serve hot