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Grilled "Greens" Pizza

Ingredients 

  • 1 batch homemade pizza dough, or store bought ($1)
  • 1/4 cup homemade or store bought pizza sauce ($.25)
  • 1/2 white onion, chopped ($.20)
  • 3 cups chopped "greens," such as mustard, collard, kale, arugula
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese ($.25)
  • about 2 cups mozzarella cheese ($1.25)
  • Fresh fruit, as side dish ($1)

Instructions

  • Prepare the pizza dough and then roll it out onto a floured surface. (Note: If using store bought dough, set up your pizza with toppings, then place in the fridge for a 20 minutes before transferring onto the grill. The cold will harden the crust some and keep it from falling through the grill grates.)
  • Spoon a thin layer of the pizza sauce and then sprinkle the chopped onions and chopped greens over the top.
  • Sprinkle the parmesan cheese and then the mozzarella cheese on top.
  • Carefully transfer the pizza to a hot grill. Do your best to keep the temperature around 400. (Just as if you were baking it in the oven.) I keep my gas grill on the lowest level to keep it around 400. Just watch closely, as if it gets too hot, the bottom will burn. And we don't want that!
  • Cook the pizza on the grill for about 10-12 minutes, directly over the flame, or use indirect heat if you can't monitor the temperature. The pizza is finished when the dough is puffed up along the edges and all the cheese has melted and the greens have wilted some under the warm cheese.
  • Slice and serve warm with fresh fruit.