Roasted Poblano Pork Carnitas Pizza

Roasted Poblano Carnitas Pizza sliceMakes two pizzas.

Ingredients:

1 recipe bread flour pizza dough
1/4 cup corn meal

Sauce Ingredients:

1 cup salsa, hot or mild
1 cup tomato puree
1 T chili powder
1 t cumin
Optional sauce ingredient: 2 t chopped cilantro

Pizza Toppings:

2 cups leftovers from Pork Carnitas
2 large poblano peppers, roasted (see below)
1 large onion, sliced
1 T vegetable oil
1 lb queso manchego, grated
2 cup Monterey jack, grated
2 t olive oil
Optional toppings: sliced jalapenos, pineapple chunks, or hot red pepper flakes Read More


All-Purpose Flour Pizza Bones

The most important part to making pizza is giving it good “bones”. Nothing is more important than the crust. My standard go-to recipe is from my husband’s Aunt Jenny, who was better known in Minneapolis St. Paul area as Mama D.

Ingredients:

2 envelopes dry yeast
2 cups warm water
5 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for kneading
1 1/2 t salt
1/2 t sugar
4 T olive oil Read More


Pizza Sauce, version 2

3pizzas 3Ingredients:

3 large garlic cloves, minced
3 T extra virgin olive oil
1 (44 oz) tomato puree, or 1 (29 oz) can and 1 (15 oz) can of puree
2 T carrots, minced (approximately two large baby carrots)
2 Parmesan rinds
1 2/3 t onion powder
2 t garlic powder
1 t salt
1/2 t ground black pepper
1 bay leaf
1 1/2 t oregano
1/4 t basil
Pinch ground rosemary
Pinch ground thyme
Several shakes of crushed red pepper flakes Read More