Ample Bites had yet another request for a twist on pizza. This time for Friday Pizza Night we did Goat Cheese and Garlic Pizza which was amazing. The garlic is subtle and the caraway and tarragon are a different taste sensation. Give it a try!
Goat Cheese and Garlic Pizza
(Mark Kelly, 2012)
1 pizza dough, divided into equal crusts
Extra-virgin olive oil
2 yellow peppers, seeded and sliced
2 red peppers, seeded and sliced
16 large garlic cloves, peeled, sliced horizontally
6 ounces plain goat cheese, crumbled
½ tsp tarragon
½ tsp caraway seeds
Prepare pasta dough and divide the dough into four equal crusts. Preheat oven to 425F. Preheat pizza stone for about 20 minutes.
Saute garlic and peppers in one tablespoon of oil until soft, stirring occasionally, until soft and the peppers are just beginning to brown, about 4 minutes.
Cover each crust with the vegetables, goat cheese and spices leaving a ½” rim. Brush the rim of each pizza with olive oil.
Bake each pizza for about 10-15 minutes or until the cheese is melted and crust is golden. Before serving, drizzle with oil and cut into wedges.