Feta and Black Olive Pizza

This pizza pays homage to Greece, the original home of meals prepared on an edible bread “plate.”

Serves: 16Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Medium


Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 lbs. pizza dough
  • 1½ cups pizza sauce
  • 1½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup chopped Kalamata olives
  • ¼ cup fresh oregano leaves
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Brush 2 pizza pans with olive oil.
  • Roll or press pizza dough into two 12" circles, slightly thicker at the edges than in the center. Place dough in prepared pans.
  • Spread ¾ cup sauce in the center of each pizza, leaving one inch around the edges bare.
  • Sprinkle ¾ cup mozzarella cheese over the sauce on each pizza. Distribute 1 cup crumbled feta evenly over each pizza, leaving edges bare. Evenly distribute olives and oregano leaves, then grind black pepper to taste over each pizza.
  • Place first pizza in the center of the oven. Bake for 15 minutes or until the crust is lightly browned and cheese is melted.
  • Remove pizza from oven carefully. Set aside to rest briefly before slicing. Repeat process with second pie.