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Grilled Caprese Pizza

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A classic pizza topping is even more flavorful when you grill it! This grilled caprese pizza is easy to put together and will have you begging for more grilled pizza nights!

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On Monday, I was saying how much I was going to miss summer and everything, but this week, the weather in DC has resembled fall and I absolutely LOVE fall weather. As much fun as sundresses and maxi dresses are to wear, I love the fall fashion scene. I love leggings, an oversized sweatshirt or dolman tee, and I love breathing in the crisp fall air. There’s just something about it! Honestly, I wish DC had California weather. The 50s in the morning and the 70s in the afternoon. To me, that’s the epitome of perfect weather and I would be happy with that kinda fall-ish weather year-round. If you could choose a season to have year-round, which would you choose? I honestly don’t know if I could choose. I love fall and spring equally and they both have their wardrobe perks. Ah, decisions, decisions.

You know what else causes my decision-making abilities to falter? Grilled pizza toppings. There’s just so many possibilities and I always feel like I’m standing in the produce aisle picking and choosing what I want to put on my grilled pizza that evening. Eenie, meenie, miney, mo is basically the game when it comes to toppings on grilled pizza :)

Last week, I made a video on how to grill pizza and then gave my basic grilled pizza dough recipe. This week, I’m giving you a classic pizza recipe with the simplest of ingredients. This classic pizza topping tastes even better on a grilled pizza!

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Grilled Caprese Pizza
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

This grilled caprese pizza is easy to put together and will have you begging for more grilled pizza nights!

Servings: 1
Ingredients
  • 1 pizza dough recipe
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup shredded whole milk mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 large tomato, thinly sliced
  • Handful of basil, julienned
Instructions
  1. Follow the instructions here on how to grill pizza dough then, once dough is done, top with marinara sauce, cheese, and tomatoes. Return to grill (on low) and grill until cheese is all melted and ingredients have been warmed through. Garnish with basil on top.
  2. Slice and serve.

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Posted on August 07, 2013

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  1. 08/07/2013 at 7:45 am

    I completely agree with the state of DC weather lately! It’s been absolutely dreamy. I’m not totally ready to see summer go but man, this is getting me totally jazzed up for fall. In the meantime, this pizza… man, this pizza. It looks so delicious!

  2. 08/07/2013 at 8:09 am

    Ahhh that cheese! Need pizza. I love fall too BUT I feel we got ripped off on having a decent summer :( And fall brings winter and I am not a fan of that sooooo big sigh.

  3. 08/07/2013 at 8:17 am

    The grill on the dough must give you the best flavor ever! Totally trying this.

  4. 08/07/2013 at 8:29 am

    Julie, I am with you about 70 degree days being ideal. And, like you, I adore fall. Your grilled pizza looks fabulous! Gorgeous, inviting styling and photography as well. Drool, drool! Thank you for sharing, m’ lady. We’re grilling pizza tonight!

  5. 08/07/2013 at 8:50 am

    Welllll I live in Florida so I’ve got warm weather all year round, and I do have to admit I miss fall every so often. But I can’t handle cold, so 70 degrees is definitely ideal for me. Anything below that and I need a sweatshirt and a blanket! (I’m definitely a Floridian now even after only living here 2 years haha)

    Anyway, grilled pizza…yeah…delicious idea.

  6. 08/07/2013 at 9:19 am

    Grilled pizzas are our favorite ever!

  7. 08/07/2013 at 9:23 am

    Hello cheesy, dreamy heavenliness! I want you now!

  8. 08/07/2013 at 9:51 am

    My favorite!

  9. 08/07/2013 at 9:58 am

    Best pizza ever!!

  10. 08/07/2013 at 10:12 am

    Loving this pizza idea! Yum!

  11. 08/07/2013 at 10:16 am

    Love this pizza!

  12. 08/07/2013 at 10:21 am

    I wouldn’t share ANY of this pizza with my pizza lovin husband! yum!

  13. 08/07/2013 at 10:30 am

    Tomatoes + Basil + Mozzarella cheese are a summer favorite. This looks divine!

  14. 08/07/2013 at 10:44 am

    Julie- I am in a crazy pizza mode!! And this grilled variety looks amazing. I think I may finally brave the grill with my crust after that video you posted a few weeks ago!

  15. 08/07/2013 at 11:15 am

    My stomach just reached up through my throat and punched me in the face. OMG GIVE IT TO ME.

  16. 08/07/2013 at 12:11 pm

    Pizza is my husbands favorite and he is drooling over my shoulder right now!!

  17. 08/07/2013 at 12:52 pm

    I can never say no to a good pizza recipe so I can’t wait to try this!

  18. 08/07/2013 at 1:34 pm

    August is always bittersweet but I do love fall and your pizza, ghosh looks so good. I am drooling here.

  19. 08/07/2013 at 1:45 pm

    I agree with you 100%. I love fall and the fashion is just perfect. Just like these toppings!!!

  20. 08/07/2013 at 2:16 pm

    Grilled summer pizza rocks!! Off to watch your video.

  21. 08/07/2013 at 2:46 pm

    I’ve been on a grilled pizza kick and this is seriously perfection!!

  22. 08/07/2013 at 3:31 pm

    Perfect pizza!!!!

  23. 08/07/2013 at 4:17 pm

    so glad you’re on the grilled pizza party bus! It’s the best :)

  24. 08/07/2013 at 5:44 pm

    Grilled pizzas are so intriguing to me. Yours looks divine!

  25. Grilled pizza is an interesting idea. I should make it ona a nexrt bbq.

  26. 08/07/2013 at 8:58 pm

    Oh girl… this pizza! A slice right now is what I NEED!

  27. 08/07/2013 at 9:18 pm

    Love grilled pizza! This looks fabulous, Julie!

  28. 08/07/2013 at 10:28 pm

    Autumn is totally my favorite season. I could have it all year round! =)

  29. 08/08/2013 at 1:36 am

    I love caprese salad so I know I’ll love this. Looks spectacular!

  30. 08/08/2013 at 2:45 am

    I loved your grilled pizza video and I have a good feeling I’ll love this even more. Looks delicious!

  31. 08/08/2013 at 8:34 am

    OOh that stringy melted cheese!

  32. I love caprese so this grilled pizza is making my mouth water! Choosing pizza toppings also stump me, but you made the right choice here :)

  33. 08/08/2013 at 11:29 pm

    You just know the way to my heart. Those tomatoes dripping with cheese are just killin’ me!

  34. 08/09/2013 at 3:56 pm

    This is such a perfect pizza for Summer time: light, with fresh tomato, marinara, basil! Lots of my favorite things in one pizza!

  35. 08/10/2013 at 4:06 pm

    I love the first photo! I`m loving all of these pizza recipes/ideas. :)

    I don`t think I can honestly pick a season to have year around. Even though, I do live in California and the weather doesn`t change TOO drastically…winter here is still really cold for me. I LOVE spring and fall fashion, so I know what you mean!

  36. Kathy Laramie
    08/10/2013 at 8:29 pm

    Any idea what the nutritional info is on this recipe?

    • 08/11/2013 at 1:28 pm

      Hi Kathy, no, sorry I don’t calculate nutritional info on my recipes because I simply just don’t have the time. However, there are nutritional calculators out there if you wish to do a google search for it.

  37. 08/11/2013 at 10:36 am

    Not a fine idea to visit here first thing in the am. Now I am craving pizza for b’fast. :) I see you are in DC.

  38. redhots
    08/11/2013 at 11:58 pm

    I can’t wait to try this yummy lookin pizza!!!!! Thanks for the good pizza recipe!!!!!!!!!!! T

  39. 08/18/2013 at 4:38 pm

    Oh man, I am drooling over here! This looks so incredible, I swear I can already taste it!

  40. 12/20/2013 at 9:09 pm

    holy.crap. AMAZING! pinned! :)

  41. Diane
    07/05/2014 at 2:15 am

    This is hands down the best pizza dough recipe I’ve ever used. My search of 20 years is over!! Your directions are easy to follow and the pizza was fantastic.

    • Julie
      07/06/2014 at 5:23 pm

      Wonderful to hear, Diane!

  42. Peter
    11/22/2016 at 5:07 pm

    VERY GOOD THANKS

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