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Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg

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Out of all the different kinds of pizza we make on the Big Green Egg, this Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza always seems to be the biggest hit. The ingredients are simple and it is quick to make. You just can’t go wrong with this pizza, it is absolutely amazing.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza Ingredients

  • Delallo Italian Pizza Dough Kit (our your preferred dough)
  • Delallo pesto & basil sauce (Costco also has an awesome pesto sauce)
  • Shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • Freshly slice mozzarella cheese
  • Grape tomatoes, halved
  • Red onion, sliced
  • Feta Cheese
  • Flour for rolling dough

How to make Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - Delallo Pizza Dough Kit

The dough will take some time to rise, so you’ll want to start with prepping it. The best store bought dough that I can find to date is this Delallo Italian pizza dough kit.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - Rolling out the pizza dough

Once the dough has risen it is time to roll it out. The pizza kit makes 4 pizzas, so cut a 1/4 out a quarter of the dough. Put some flour on a baking mat and roll it out to the thickness of your liking (we like it as thin as we can get it).

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - pizza dough on parchment paper

While corn meal works, I find it much easier to just put the pizza dough on some parchment paper. It makes it so much easier to transfer the pizza.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - Delallo pesto basil

Next up is the Pesto. This is what the container looks like at the store if you are on the hunt.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - spreading pesto sauce on pizza dough

Spread a thin layer of Pesto sauce on the pizza dough.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - add mozzarella to pizza dough

Follow the Pesto sauce up with a generous layer of Mozzarella.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - add grape tomatoes

Followed by the grape tomatoes.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - add red onion

Then the red onion.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - add fresh mozzarella to pizza

We then cut up and basically make thin cubes of fresh mozzarella and add it to the pizza.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - add Feta cheese to pizza

Last but not least, the Feta cheese gets sprinkled on.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - Ready for the Big Green Egg

The Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza is now ready for the Big Green Egg.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - place pizza on the Big Green Egg

Get the Big Green Egg fired up and dialed into around 550-600 degrees with indirect heat. Once the BGE is up to temp, throw the pizza on the pizza stone.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - rotate and remove parchment paper from pizza

After about 3 or 4 minutes, remove the parchment paper and rotate the pizza 180 degrees to ensure it gets a good even cook.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - check the bottom of the pizza for doneness

After about another 3 to 4 minutes the pizza should be ready. Check to make sure the bottom of the dough has some good coloring and ensure the cheese is nice and melted.

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - remove pizza from the Big Green Egg

Remove the pizza and enjoy!

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza on the Big Green Egg - finished pizza
Yield: 8

Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes

Out of all the different kinds of pizza we make on the Big Green Egg, this Mozzarella & Feta Cheese Pesto Pizza always seems to be the biggest hit. The ingredients are simple and it is quick to make. You just can’t go wrong with this pizza, it is absolutely amazing.

Ingredients

  • Delallo Italian Pizza Dough Kit (our your preferred dough)
  • Delallo pesto & basil sauce (Costco also has an awesome pesto sauce)
  • Shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • Freshly slice mozzarella cheese
  • Grape tomatoes, halved
  • Red onion, sliced
  • Feta Cheese
  • Flour for rolling dough

Instructions

  1. Follow the directions on the Delallo pizza dough kit to make the dough.
  2. While the dough rises, fire up the Big Green Egg. Get the temp dialed into 550-600 degrees with the plate setter and pizza stone in the BGE.
  3. Once the dough is ready, it will make 4 pizzas. Take a quarter of the dough and roll it out as thin as you can. Utilize a little flour to prevent the dough from sticking to the roller and baking mat. Place the pizza dough on some parchment paper making it easy to transfer.
  4. Spread a thin layer of pesto on the pizza dough. Follow this by a moderate amount of shredded Mozzarella cheese, grape tomatoes, red onion, fresh Mozzarella and Feta cheese.
  5. Place the pesto pizza onto the Big Green Egg on the pizza stone (including the parchment paper).
  6. After about 3-4 minutes, remove the parchment paper and rotate the pizza 180 degrees. Let it to continue to cook for another 3-4 minutes in which the pizza should be done. Ensure the bottom of the crust has a nice golden color to it and that the cheese if fully melted. Remove, serve and enjoy!

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