El Greco Pizza

Bypass the Parthenon and go straight to the heart of Greece – its cuisine! This pizza uses the quintessential Greek ingredient, olives, in addition to feta cheese and spinach.

Recipe adapted from PIZZA: From Every Day to Gourmet; ©The Companion Group. 

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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups (85 g) fresh spinach
  • 1⁄4 cup (60 ml) marinara sauce
  • 1⁄2 (55 g) mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1⁄3 cup (50 g) feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1⁄3 (65 g) Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 1 thin crust pizza dough round of your choice

Instructions

Set the EGG for indirect cooking (with the convEGGtor) at 550°F/288°C.

In a Stir-Fry & Paella Pan or sauté pan, heat the olive oil, minced garlic and fresh spinach. Toss the spinach around in the oil until it wilts enough to be managed with a spoon. Remove from the EGG and set aside.

Add a Pizza & Baking Stone and preheat approximately 20 minutes prior to baking.

On a Dough Rolling Mat, roll the dough to 1⁄4 inch (6 mm) thick; transfer it to a heavily floured Pizza Peel. Use a spoon to evenly spread the marinara sauce around the dough. Next, spread the cooked spinach over the sauce; sprinkle evenly with the shredded mozzarella and olives.

Move the dough to the Pizza & Baking Stone and bake for approximately 5 minutes. Remove the pizza from the EGG when the crust is crisp and evenly browned. Sprinkle immediately with crumbled feta cheese. Allow to cool for one minute before slicing to serve.

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