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Chorizo Onion and Goat Cheese Pizza

Chorizo Onion and Goat Cheese Pizza

Chorizo Onion and Goat Cheese Pizza

The heat from the chorizo works really well with the cheese and sauce on this pizza. In this case, it’s a chorizo that’s made with a spicy pimentón, but you could easily use one that’s less spicy and it would taste just as great.

Ingredients

  • Chopped canned tomatoes

  • Chorizo

  • Goat cheese

  • Parmesan Cheese

  • Mozzarella

  • Garlic

Directions

Start by preheating your oven to 500 degrees, preferably with a pizza stone, for at least 20 minutes.

Next, prep your pizza sauce. In this case it’s super simple. Just mix chopped canned tomatoes with a bit of salt, pepper, garlic, and olive oil (oregano and anything else that you like would work well too).

Next, dice a bit of chorizo and cook it in a pan on medium heat to render some of the fat, which you’ll discard. I like to do this so that the pizza doesn’t get too greasy or oily.

When that’s ready, roll out your dough to the thickness that you’d like, and use a fork to poke holes in the middle of the pizza where the sauce and toppings will sit.

Next, brush a bit of olive oil over the crust and then add a layer of your tomato sauce (as much or as little as you’d like). Add your grated mozzarella, dollops of goat cheese, sliced onions, garlic, the diced chorizo, and finish with a bit of grated parmesan cheese.

When your pizza is ready, pop it in the oven for 10-12 minutes (thicker crusts will require a little longer), or until the crust is golden, and the cheese has a nice color. The cooking time will vary based on the thickness of your crust, so it’s best to keep a close eye on it.

Tear a few leaves of basil over the top just be before you serve it, and enjoy.

Dish and Photo by Adrian Rodriguez

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