Chorizo, Jalapeño & Sun-Dried Tomato Pizza
Chorizo, Jalapeño & Sun-Dried Tomato Pizza will take your average pizza night to a whole new level of deliciousness. From the spicy flavors in the chorizo and jalapeño to the savory and tangy flavors in the sun-dried tomatoes and goat cheese, this pizza is an off-the-charts recipe everyone will be grabbing seconds of!
Remember that whole road trip I went on back in August from Portland alllllllll the way back to Denver? Along the way, the Man and I stopped in Salt Lake City where we attempted to have a meal out on the town.
However, some little furry critter was freaking out in the motel room and couldn’t handle being out on a patio, so the what were we to do?
Well, we loaded up on some beers and then drove over to a pizza place in downtown Salt Lake City for a movie and pizza night in. Little did we realize just how bomb dot com that pizza place would be…
This concoction is based on a somewhat life-changing pizza we had in SLC. It was topped with goat cheese, jalapeño, chorizo and sun-dried tomatoes, on this New York style crust that just melted in your mouth.
Seriously, this pizza was so good I actually got mad that the Man ate the last piece without offering me a bite.
Legit anger was rising in me because I didn’t get a chance at one more bite of that goodness.
Overreaction you say? I think NOT.
Once you make this pizza, you’ll understand exactly why I was so anger/sad/oh-so depressed to have missed out on the final piece.
I added all the delicious toppings from that pizza to my perfect garlic agave pizza crust and holy crap. It took all of the goodness of that pizza to a whole new level.
All I can say is, your pizza night just got a WHOLE lot better.
You can thank me later. ;)
Chorizo, Jalapeno & Sun-Dried Tomato Pizza
Yield: Serves 6 to 8
Prep Time:1 hour 45 minutes
Cook Time:25 minutes
Total Time:2 hours 10 minutes
- 1 Perfect Garlic Agave Pizza Crust
- 2/3 cup marinara sauce
- 1 to 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 jalapeño, sliced
- 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
- 4 oz chorizo sausage, chopped
- 2 oz goat cheese crumbles
- 3 Tbsp butter, melted
- Make the Perfect Garlic Agave Pizza Crust per the recipe instructions, up until rolling out and baking.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
- Once the dough is ready, roll it out onto a flour surface and, using a rolling pin, work it into your desired form. Create a crust by rolling in the edges slightly, if desired, pinching to close.
- Spread marinara sauce on the interior crust, leaving the outer rim of crust. Top with mozzarella cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, chorizo, goat cheese crumbles and jalapeño slices.
- Brush crust with 2 Tbsp of melted butter. Bake for 25 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is all melted.
- Remove from the oven and brush with the remaining butter (you might have to nuke the butter for 15 to 20 seconds if it firms up on you). Serve immediately.
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