Four Cheese Caprese Pizza Recipe

Four Cheese Caprese Pizza Recipe

How To Make Four Cheese Caprese Pizza

This caprese pizza has mozzarella, ricotta, asiago, and romana cheeses. Plus a fresh combo of tomatoes, basil, olive oil, and garlic.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 16ozpizza dough,homemade or store-bought
  • tbspolive oil
  • 1largeclove garlic,minced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4ozricotta cheese
  • 8ozmozzarella,diced into ½-inch cubes
  • 2ozAsiago cheese,shredded
  • 2ozRomano cheese,finely shredded
  • Red pepper flakes,optional
  • 9ozCampari tomatoes,or Roma tomatoes
  • ½cupbasil leaves
  • cupbalsamic vinegar,optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F. Place a pizza stone in the oven and heat for 30 minutes. If using refrigerated pizza dough, remove dough from refrigerator and allow dough to come to room temperature while pizza stone preheats.

  2. Roll pizza dough out into a 13-inch round on a lightly floured sheet of parchment paper, while making a thicker crust along edges of pizza.

  3. In a small mixing bowl, stir together olive oil and minced garlic. Brush olive oil evenly over top of crust and season crust with salt and pepper to taste. 

  4. Dollop small pieces of ricotta cheese over crust, then sprinkle top evenly with mozzarella, Asiago and Romano cheeses. Sprinkle top lightly with red pepper flakes if desired.

  5. Slide a pizza peel underneath pizza and parchment and transfer the pizza to the pizza stone in the preheated oven. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

  6. Remove from oven and immediately top with tomato slices. Sprinkle basil over top and drizzle with a balsamic reduction if desired. Cut pizza into slices and serve warm.

Balsamic Reduction:

  1. Bring balsamic vinegar to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Once it reaches a boil, reduce heat slightly and allow to simmer, stirring occasionally until reduced by ⅔.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 654.69kcal
  • Fat: 31.02g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.92g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.59g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.42g
  • Carbohydrates: 57.16g
  • Fiber: 3.34g
  • Sugar: 8.03g
  • Protein: 34.51g
  • Cholesterol: 84.59mg
  • Sodium: 1432.74mg
  • Calcium: 806.92mg
  • Potassium: 374.64mg
  • Iron: 3.85mg
  • Vitamin A: 187.10µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.73mg
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