Grilled Margherita Pizza
Makes 8 servings
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 plum tomatoes, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
Kosher salt and pepper
1 package (16 ounces) refrigerated pizza dough
12 ounces mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
4 fresh basil leaves, torn
1. In a medium skillet, heat 1 table- spoon oil over medium heat. When hot, add the tomatoes and garlic. Cook until slightly thickened and the liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set tomato sauce aside.
2. Heat a large grill pan over medium heat. Preheat the broiler.
3. Spread out the pizza dough into a 12 x 6-inch rectangle. Brush with 1 tablespoon of oil. Transfer dough to the grill pan oil-side down and grill until set and starting to brown on the bottom side, about 2 minutes. Flip over, spread with tomato sauce, and cover with mozzarella. Drizzle remaining 1 tablespoon oil on top. Place under broiler until cheese is melted and bubbling, about 1 minute.
4. Scatter basil leaves over pizza, cut, and serve.