Portuguese Pizza (Pizza à Portuguesa)
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Serves: 4-6
  • 1 pound raw pizza dough (recipe here or a ready-made raw crust
  • 4 heaping tablespoons pizza sauce
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella, divided
  • 8 slices Black Forest deli ham
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onions
  • 12 green olives
  • 2 boiled eggs, thinly sliced
  • 1 large pinch of dry oregano
  • Extra-virgin olive oil for drizzling (about 1 tablespoon)
  1. To start, pre-heat the oven and a pizza stone at the highest setting (500° or 550° F).
  2. Next, hand-stretch the pizza dough until thin on the bottom with a raised lip along the border (about 14-inches round).
  3. Place on a pizza peel covered with parchment paper (or place the parchment paper on the back side of cookie sheet).
  4. Spread the pizza sauce on the crust.
  5. Add 2 cups of the mozzarella, then the ham slices, then 1 cup of the mozzarella, then the onions, and finally the olives.
  6. Slide the parchment paper and prepared pizza onto the preheated pizza stone and bake for 10 minutes or until the crust is fully cooked and the cheese is fully melted.
  7. Remove from the oven and top with the sliced egg, sprinkle the oregano and drizzle the olive oil.
  8. Slice and serve hot.
Please note, prep time does not include making the dough or the tomato sauce.
Recipe by Mutt & Chops at https://www.muttandchops.com/portuguese-pizza-pizza-a-portuguesa/