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Grilling Pizza

how to grill pizza

If you haven’t tried this, you don’t know what you are missing!!

Tips to Grilling Pizza

So here’s my quickie guide to doing grilled pizza. It’s not a step-by-step, hold-your-hand guide—because doing grilled pizza isn’t that difficult. LOL
Charcoal or gas will work. It’s just easier with gas because you can regulate the temperature. Coal is fine, too, but you have to be on top of things to keep your fire at the right temperature. Make sure your grates are clean of any “gunk”

We used flour tortillas, a friend had told me to use these and they worked GREAT! you get a nice crispy crust – but you could also make your own pizza dough if you’d like. I’m going to explain the way we made them with the tortilla shells on a gas grill.

{Prep}

Brush both sides of your tortillas with olive oil.

Get your toppings organized . Once you flip the dough, you need to top it quickly because you don’t have much wiggle room as far as cooking time goes. If you want any meats that need to be cooked, do so beforehand; on-grill time is too short to allow for cooking all the way through.

We used precooked Tyson grilled chicken, browned hamburger and canadian bacon.

PreHeat grill to medium

how to grill pizza

1. Gather all of your toppings, tortillas, tongs, spoon (for sauce), brush, metal spatula and cookie sheets (to transfer after cooking) near your grill within easy reach. (I would suggest having someone there to assist you as well.)

2. Lay your oil brushed tortillas on the grill – leave the grill open, as it will only take 1 to 1-1/2 mins to grill the crust.

3. Just check on them and when you can see the grill marks, flip them over with your tongs.

4. Now, sauce and top your pizzas like the devil himself is chasing your butt! This is not the time to go heavy on toppings. You need them to heat through and the cheese to melt. Like I mentioned before it’s helpful to have an assistant. Once you’ve got your pizza topped, close the grill lid so heat can reflect down onto the top. Cook for about 3-5 minutes, checking after about two minutes for doneness.

Remove each pizza with a metal spatula- I placed ours on cookie sheets to carry inside.
and enjoy!!

how to grill pizza

Grilled Pizza Varieties


Hawaiian – Pizza Sauce, canadian bacon, pineapple, shredded cheddar & mozzarella cheese

Chicken – Garlic Alfredo Sauce, Tyson precooked grilled chicken, shredded cheddar & mozzarella cheese

Hamburger & Canadian Bacon – with pizza sauce and shredded cheddar & mozzarella cheese

Tomato & Basil- pizza sauce, fresh sliced tomatoes, fresh basil and fresh mozzarella

 

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Comments

  1. 1

    I have to try this!!

  2. 2

    I have to try this!!

  3. 3

    This is going to sound crazy, but I have NEVER used the grill. My husband is an amazing griller, so I never bothered! Now he is in Texas and I am single for 3 months. I am going to have to learn to use the grill. We might have to try this recipe!

  4. 4

    This is going to sound crazy, but I have NEVER used the grill. My husband is an amazing griller, so I never bothered! Now he is in Texas and I am single for 3 months. I am going to have to learn to use the grill. We might have to try this recipe!

  5. 5

    We've always wanted to try grilled pizzas, but never have. These look so yummy!

  6. 6

    We've always wanted to try grilled pizzas, but never have. These look so yummy!

  7. 7

    Wow, these look so so good!

    I'm having my first giveaway, come and have a look :)

  8. 8

    Wow, these look so so good!

    I'm having my first giveaway, come and have a look :)

  9. 9

    Jon on Jon&Kate Plus Eight did them on the show last Monday. That was the first time I had ever seen them done that way. But they look delicious.

  10. 10

    Jon on Jon&Kate Plus Eight did them on the show last Monday. That was the first time I had ever seen them done that way. But they look delicious.

  11. 11
    antoinette marie says:

    these are so making me hungry!

    the heart of our home (head held down in shame) is probably the television, followed closely by the computer in second place……

    we've had numerous pc problems over the last few weeks and have discovered that, yes in deedio, we can survive without the computer….not so sure about the tv?

    blessings…

  12. 12
    antoinette marie says:

    these are so making me hungry!

    the heart of our home (head held down in shame) is probably the television, followed closely by the computer in second place……

    we've had numerous pc problems over the last few weeks and have discovered that, yes in deedio, we can survive without the computer….not so sure about the tv?

    blessings…

  13. 13
    bridget {bake at 350} says:

    Can I come over for dinner? These look so good! :)

  14. 14
    bridget {bake at 350} says:

    Can I come over for dinner? These look so good! :)

  15. 15

    We've been making grilled pizza all summer and it really is good. I just used the premade pizza crust. Yummy!

  16. 16

    We've been making grilled pizza all summer and it really is good. I just used the premade pizza crust. Yummy!

  17. 17

    I love grilling and I love pizza, but I've never tried to do grilled pizza. I think you've given me the little prod I need. :-)

    Thanks so much for sharing!

  18. 18

    I love grilling and I love pizza, but I've never tried to do grilled pizza. I think you've given me the little prod I need. :-)

    Thanks so much for sharing!

  19. 19
    A Year on the Grill says:

    excellent post… one tip, heat the sauce and keep the pan on the grill

    makes the cheese melt better

  20. 20
    A Year on the Grill says:

    excellent post… one tip, heat the sauce and keep the pan on the grill

    makes the cheese melt better

  21. 21

    Yummy…can't wait to try this!

  22. 22

    Yummy…can't wait to try this!

  23. 23
    Lisa@BlessedwithGrace says:

    Really looks good and not too complicated,either. Thanks for sharing the alternate pizza idea!

  24. 24
    Lisa@BlessedwithGrace says:

    Really looks good and not too complicated,either. Thanks for sharing the alternate pizza idea!

  25. 25

    Wow, interesting idea!! I've never ever heard of this…but it sound delicious and so much fun!

  26. 26

    Wow, interesting idea!! I've never ever heard of this…but it sound delicious and so much fun!

  27. 27

    Good luck!

  28. 28

    Good luck!

  29. 29

    These look delicious! Thanks so much for linking up to On the Grill!

  30. 30

    These look delicious! Thanks so much for linking up to On the Grill!

  31. 31
    The Duchess of Wessex says:

    Love this quick and easy way to serve up grilled pizzas! Well done!

  32. 32
    The Duchess of Wessex says:

    Love this quick and easy way to serve up grilled pizzas! Well done!

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