Triple-Olive Pizza

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Ricotta cheese forms a mild, creamy foil for the intense flavor of olives in this olive-lovers’ delight.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutes

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 lbs. pizza dough
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1½ cups whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup sliced black olives
  • ½ chopped Kalamata olives
  • 1 cup sliced green olives

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.
  • Brush 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil over each pizza, leaving edges bare. Sprinkle minced garlic evenly over the oil.
  • Spread ¾ cup ricotta over each pizza, leaving edges bare. Sprinkle 1½ cups mozzarella over each pizza. Evenly distribute olives over cheese on 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
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1½ cups whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup sliced black olives
  • ½ chopped Kalamata olives
  • 1 cup sliced green olives

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.
  • Brush 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil over each pizza, leaving edges bare. Sprinkle minced garlic evenly over the oil.
  • Spread ¾ cup ricotta over each pizza, leaving edges bare. Sprinkle 1½ cups mozzarella over each pizza. Evenly distribute olives over cheese on 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
Calories280
Total Fat16g
Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol25mg
Sodium530mg
Total Carbohydrate27g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein12g