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Grilled Peach and Ricotta Pizza with Basil and Honey

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Ingredients

Dough for 1 (12-inch) pizza

2 medium firm-ripe peaches, rinsed, halved, and pitted

2 tablespoons olive oil (plus more for brushing) 

½–¾ cup fresh ricotta cheese

½ teaspoon flaky sea salt 

6-8 basil leaves, torn 

4–5 tablespoons honey

Black pepper

Directions

CHEF TIP /// Use a pizza stone to achieve a crispy crust. A pizza peel (sold in hardware and cookware stores) is very helpful for easy transfer, but you can get by with an upside-down baking sheet sprinkled with cornmeal to keep dough from sticking.

  1. Prepare dough (use your go-to pizza dough recipe or use Satterfield’s recipe).
  2. Brush peach halves with oil. Grill directly on grates until slightly charred on all sides. Slice in ½-inch wedges.
  3. Place pizza stone on grates and heat grill to 500 degrees, or hottest temperature. Prepare crust according to directions in eggplant pizza with summer herbs and mozzarella.
  4. Spread dough to edges with ricotta cheese. Top with peach slices; sprinkle with salt and drizzle with olive oil.
  5. Grill, according to eggplant pizza recipe, until bottom is browned (run under broiler if top is undercooked). After cooking, sprinkle with salt, drizzle with honey, and scatter with torn basil leaves. Grind black pepper over top. Cut in wedges and serve.
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After cooking, sprinkle with salt, drizzle with honey, and scatter with torn basil leaves. Photo by Angie Moser

 

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