Extra-Crispy Bar-Style Tortilla Pizza Supreme Recipe

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Bar-style pizzas have an ultra-thin crust and cheese that goes all the way to the edges. Liz Clayman

Why It Works

  • Using flour tortillas as the base for the pizza means you don't have to spend time making, stretching, or rolling your own dough.
  • The cast iron skillet is the ideal pan for baking this pizza, catching all of the little bits of cheese that melt out around the edges, forming a crisp, browned edge.

Bar pies are the ideal pizza for those who love thin crusts, and while making them from scratch is doable, sometimes you just need that pizza NOW. Far from being a compromise, tortilla-based pizzas are in fact the ideal quick and easy way to make a super-crisp, extra-thin crust for a full-on pizza experience in under 15 minutes from start to finish.

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Extra Crispy Cast Iron Tortilla Pizza

Recipe Facts

4.9

(9)

Active: 5 mins
Total: 12 mins
Serves: 1 to 2 servings

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 (10-inchflour tortilla

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) store-bought or homemade pizza sauce

  • 1 1/2 ounces (45g) shredded whole milk low-moisture mozzarella cheese

  • 1 ounce (30g) finely grated Parmesan cheese, divided

  • Kosher salt

  • 1/4 cup diced yellow onion

  • 1/4 cup diced green bell pepper

  • 2 ounces (55g) thinly sliced pepperoni

  • 3 ounces (85g) raw sweet or hot Italian sausage, formed into 1/2-inch balls

  • 2 fresh basil leaves, roughly torn

Directions

  1. Adjust oven rack to 6 to 8 inches below broiler element and preheat broiler to high. Heat oil in a large cast iron skillet over high heat until shimmering. Reduce heat to medium and wipe out excess oil with a paper towel.

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  2. Place tortilla in skillet with the rougher textured-side facing down. Spread sauce evenly over tortilla all the way to the edges. Spread mozzarella and half of Parmesan evenly over tortilla all the way to the edges. Season lightly with salt. Sprinkle with onion and bell pepper. Lay pepperoni and sausage pieces over pizza. Scatter with basil.

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  3. Place skillet under broiler and broil until sausage is cooked through and cheese is melted and starting to brown in spots, 2 to 4 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan. Using a small metal spatula, gently pry edges of pizza loose, releasing the cheese from the skillet. Peek under bottom. If more crispness is desired, place skillet over medium heat and cook, swirling pizza and peeking occasionally, until desired crispness is achieved. Slide pizza out onto a cutting board. Cut and serve immediately.

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Special equipment

Large cast-iron skillet

Make-Ahead and Storage

This pizza is best enjoyed right away.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
1338 Calories
53g Fat
166g Carbs
47g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 to 2
Amount per serving
Calories 1338
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 53g 68%
Saturated Fat 19g 94%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 2558mg 111%
Total Carbohydrate 166g 60%
Dietary Fiber 11g 38%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 47g
Vitamin C 55mg 277%
Calcium 374mg 29%
Iron 11mg 59%
Potassium 897mg 19%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)