Manchego and Chorizo Pizza

The spicy chorizo brings the primary flavor to this pizza, but it’s nicely complemented by the manchego.

Manchego and Chorizo Pizza (Source)


½ pound broccoli rabe ( rapini) trimmed

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 (12 oz) prebaked pizza crust

½ cup (2 oz) shredded Manchego cheese

1 link Spanish chorizo sausage (about 2 oz)

2/3 cup chopped plum tomato

¼ cup vertically sliced red onion


  1. Preheat oven to 450F
  2. Cook broccoli rabe in boiling water 4 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain, squeeze excess moisture from broccoli rabe and pat dry with paper towels. Coarsely chop and sprinkle with salt.
  3. Place pizza crust on a baking sheet. Sprinkle evenly with Manchego cheese. Top with broccoli rabe, chorizo, plum tomato and red onion. Bake at 450F for 12 minutes or until crust browns. Cut pizza into 8 slices.
Posted on June 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM