Grilled Caprese Pizza

  • 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!

    Grilled Caprese Pizza

    This grilled caprese pizza is easy to put together and will have you begging for more grilled pizza nights!
    Prep Time: 20 mins
    Cook Time: 10 mins
    Total Time: 30 mins
    Servings: 1
    Calories: 933kcal
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    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

    Notes

    Nutrition Facts
    Grilled Caprese Pizza
    Amount Per Serving (1 pizza)
    Calories 933 Calories from Fat 270
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 30g 46%
    Total Carbohydrates 108g 36%
    Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    Sugars 1g
    Protein 46g 92%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
    *Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate.

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  • Kim (Feed Me, Seymour) says:

    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!

  • Rachel @ Baked by Rachel says:

    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.

  • Jamie @lifelovelemons says:

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

  • Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchen says:

    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!

  • Shaina says:

    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.

  • carrian says:

    Grilled pizzas are our favorite ever!

  • Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking says:

    Hello cheesy, dreamy heavenliness! I want you now!

  • Maria says:

    My favorite!

  • Tieghan says:

    Best pizza ever!!

  • Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch says:

    Loving this pizza idea! Yum!

  • Marian (Sweetopia) says:

    Love this pizza!

  • Angie | Big Bear's Wife says:

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

  • Jamie G says:

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

  • Heather Christo says:

    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!

  • Bev @ Bev Cooks says:

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

  • Jenny Flake says:

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

  • Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girl says:

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

  • Ash- foodfashionparty says:

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

  • Zainab @ Blahnik Baker says:

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

  • Aimee Wimbush-Bourque says:

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

  • Laura (Tutti Dolci) says:

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

  • Marla Meridith says:

    Perfect pizza!!!!

  • Gaby says:

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

  • Mary-Clay @ Cooking with the King says:

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

  • [email protected] should I eat for breakfast today says:

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

  • ashley - Baker by Nature says:

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

  • Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective says:

    Love grilled pizza! This looks fabulous, Julie!

  • Stephanie says:

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

  • Anne ~ Uni Homemaker says:

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

  • Mimi @ Culinary Couture says:

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

  • OOh that stringy melted cheese!

  • Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic says:

    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 :)

  • Megan {Country Cleaver} says:

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

  • Julia | JuliasAlbum.com says:

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

  • Lynna says:

    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!

  • Kathy Laramie says:

    Any idea what the nutritional info is on this recipe?

    • Julie says:

      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.

  • foodwanderings says:

    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.

    • Julie says:

      Yup! I am :)

  • redhots says:

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

  • Nutmeg Nanny says:

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

  • Averie @ Averie Cooks says:

    holy.crap. AMAZING! pinned! :)

  • Diane says:

    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 says:

      Wonderful to hear, Diane!

  • Peter says:

    VERY GOOD THANKS

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