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.

Recipe Information

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.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories250
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium690mg
Total Carbohydrate30g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars5g
Protein10g