Classic cheesy garlicky pizza with the same fluffy chewy crust but topped with fiesta fajita pizza that will make your mouth buds so dang happy.
WHAT IS FAJITA PIZZA?
Fajita pizza is pizza with a mexican flare. Made with our famous no-rise crust, then topped with salsa verde, mozzarella cheese and cooked fajita seasoned veggies. Serve it with grilled chicken or steak or keep it just to veggies for vegetarians.
WHAT DO I NEED FOR FAJITA PIZZA?
- PIZZA CRUST
- SALSA VERDE
- BELL PEPPERS AND ONION
- CHILI POWDER AND CUMIN
HOW DO I MAKE FAJITA PIZZA?
Start by rolling out your dough and placing it on the pizza pan. Evenly spread your salsa verde and mozzarella sauce over the pizza
SAUTE YOUR VEGGIES
Slice your veggies into strips, and chop your garlic. In a skillet add your olive oil and veggies. While sautéing them in the oil sprinkle on the seasonings. Saute them until they are crisp tender. They will continue to cook while in the oven so you don’t need to have them 100% tender.
PROTIP: To get nice black char marks on the veggies dont constantly stir them. Allow them to fry on the same side for a few minutes then toss and let sit again.
ADD TO THE TOP OF YOUR PIZZA
When done sautéing to desired texture add the veggies to the top of the pizza.
Place the pizza in the oven at 425 degrees for about 15 minutes.
WHAT ELSE CAN I SERVE WITH THE FAJITA PIZZA?
You dont have to stop just with the beautiful rainbow fajita veggies. You can also top the pizza with
- fresh cilantro
- fresh limes
- this amazing creamy jalapeno dressing
- pickled jalapenos
WHAT DO I DO WITH LEFTOVER FAJITA PIZZA?
Place any leftover pizza in an air tight container in the fridge. it will keep for 4-7 days in there.
WHAT IS THE BEST METHOD TO REHEAT PIZZA?
HANDS DOWN the best way to reheat pizza is in the air fryer. It keeps the crust crispy while reheating the cheese to a nice bubbly melt perfection. If you do not have a air fryer or even a convention oven you can reheat pizza in the microwave or try this method too:
In a heated fry pan add your slice of pizza, add a small amount of water and place lid on top. The water will evaporate quickly and heat the top layers of the cheese and the dry bottom of the pan will toast the crust.
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A delicious and fun fajita pizza made with chicken, cheese and sauteed veggies
- 1 pizza dough try our no-rise recipe
- 1/2-1 cup salsa verde
- 8+ oz mozzarella cheese
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 2 bell peppers sliced
- 1 onions sliced
- 1 garlic clove chopped
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp cumin
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Prepare pizza dough or store bought pizza dough by rolling out and placing on pizza pan. Pour desired amount of salsa verde on pizza dough. Add mozzarella cheese.
Prepare veggies by slicing. In a preheated frying pan add oil. Toss in sliced veggies and garlic. Stir in seasonings. Cook veggies until fork tender. Add to pizza
Bake for 15-18 minutes. Remove from oven and top with desired toppings like creamy jalapeno dressing, cilantro, tomato and avocado.
To get a nice char on the fajita veggies allow the veggies to sit in the heated fry pan on high heat without stirring for a few minutes.