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Italian Hawaiian Grilled Pineapple and Prosciutto Pizza

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Italian Hawaiian Grilled Pineapple and Prosciutto Pizza

The Italian Hawaiian grilled pineapple pizza is both sweet and salty, and a perfect grilled pizza recipe perfect for summer.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time25 mins

Ingredients

 1 large ripe golden pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into 8 to 10 wedges
 2 tbsp honey
 1 tsp hot sauce (optional)
 1 can Colavita Crushed Tomatoes
 1 lb fresh mozzarella cheese
 ½ lb prosciutto
 salt and pepper to taste
 Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 2 tbsp fresh oregano
 4 rounds of store bought or homemade pizza dough
Equipment:
 Pastry brush
 Metal tongs
 Cutting board
 Oven mitt

Directions

First, grill the pineapple:
1

Heat up your grill to medium high heat. Place the sliced pineapple in a re-sealable bag along with the honey, hot sauce (optional, but adds a nice kick) and 1 tbsp of Colavita Olive Oil. Shake the bag around to make sure all the pineapple is coated.

2

Cook for 6 to 8 minutes per side until nicely charred and lightly colored. Remove to a plate and let cool.

Now for the pizza:
3

Heat up your grill to a high heat.

4

Before you begin, it’s handy to have a few things in place: Position all your topping in bowls alongside the grill. It may be necessary to pull up a small table next to the grill for this purpose.

5

Make sure your cheese is sliced and waiting on a dish as are the pineapples, prosciutto and tomato sauce. Have some extra olive oil handy, as well as sea salt.

6

It’s also a good idea to have some tongs and oven mitts at the ready (things get hot) and a platter or cutting board for your finished pizza.

7

Oil the back (flat side) of a cookie sheet with Colavita Olive Oil. Stretch out your pizza dough On top of the cookie sheet, and brush the top with Colavita Olive Oil.

8

Invert the cookie sheet directly onto the grill grate, and close the lid. Let it bake for about 2 minutes (this goes very quickly!). 

9

Open the lid and using the tongs, flip the crust to the other side. Spoon a light layer of tomato sauce on top of the dough. Add cheese slices, prosciutto and pineapple. Move as neatly and quickly as possible. Drizzle with a little more Colavita Olive Oil and sprinkle with sea salt.

10

Close the lid and allow to bake for another 2 minutes.

11

Finally, remove the pizza from the grill (use those tongs again) and place it onto a cutting board. Garnish with fresh oregano, slice and serve!

Ingredients

 1 large ripe golden pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into 8 to 10 wedges
 2 tbsp honey
 1 tsp hot sauce (optional)
 1 can Colavita Crushed Tomatoes
 1 lb fresh mozzarella cheese
 ½ lb prosciutto
 salt and pepper to taste
 Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 2 tbsp fresh oregano
 4 rounds of store bought or homemade pizza dough
Equipment:
 Pastry brush
 Metal tongs
 Cutting board
 Oven mitt

Directions

First, grill the pineapple:
1

Heat up your grill to medium high heat. Place the sliced pineapple in a re-sealable bag along with the honey, hot sauce (optional, but adds a nice kick) and 1 tbsp of Colavita Olive Oil. Shake the bag around to make sure all the pineapple is coated.

2

Cook for 6 to 8 minutes per side until nicely charred and lightly colored. Remove to a plate and let cool.

Now for the pizza:
3

Heat up your grill to a high heat.

4

Before you begin, it’s handy to have a few things in place: Position all your topping in bowls alongside the grill. It may be necessary to pull up a small table next to the grill for this purpose.

5

Make sure your cheese is sliced and waiting on a dish as are the pineapples, prosciutto and tomato sauce. Have some extra olive oil handy, as well as sea salt.

6

It’s also a good idea to have some tongs and oven mitts at the ready (things get hot) and a platter or cutting board for your finished pizza.

7

Oil the back (flat side) of a cookie sheet with Colavita Olive Oil. Stretch out your pizza dough On top of the cookie sheet, and brush the top with Colavita Olive Oil.

8

Invert the cookie sheet directly onto the grill grate, and close the lid. Let it bake for about 2 minutes (this goes very quickly!). 

9

Open the lid and using the tongs, flip the crust to the other side. Spoon a light layer of tomato sauce on top of the dough. Add cheese slices, prosciutto and pineapple. Move as neatly and quickly as possible. Drizzle with a little more Colavita Olive Oil and sprinkle with sea salt.

10

Close the lid and allow to bake for another 2 minutes.

11

Finally, remove the pizza from the grill (use those tongs again) and place it onto a cutting board. Garnish with fresh oregano, slice and serve!

Italian Hawaiian Grilled Pineapple and Prosciutto Pizza

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