New Orleans Shrimp Pizza Recipe

Brimming with all the color and flavors that render New Orleans’ cuisine unique, this easy recipe takes about forty minutes to make and will yield four servings.

So take a trip down to the Big Easy if not just for one meal.

You will return time and time again to enjoy this delicious culinary carpet ride.

Make it tonight!


1 (6.5-ounce) package Betty Crocker pizza dough mix

1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

1/2 cup hot water

1 cup chunky tomato sauce

1/2 teaspoon hot sauce, or more if needed

1 teaspoon crushed garlic

1 cup shredded mozzarella

1/3 cup frozen chopped green pepper, thawed

1/3 cup frozen chopped onion, thawed

1/2 pound pre-peeled medium shrimp


1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Lightly spray a baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray; set aside.

2. In a medium mixing bowl combine pizza crust, Cajun seasoning, and hot water until well moistened. Beat 20 times to form a dough.

3. Let sit while you make the sauce.

4. In small mixing bowl, combine tomato sauce, hot sauce, and garlic; set aside. Press dough into a 12-inch circle on a baking sheet with floured fingers. Spread sauce onto dough evenly, leaving a 1-inch border. Top with cheese, peppers, onions, and shrimp.

5. Bake in preheated oven 12 to 17 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

6. Slice and serve.


Posted by M Dee Dubroff, on May 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM