Southwestern Pizza

Adding a Southwestern twist to a pizza brings a great savory flavor to your taste buds.

Southwestern Pizza (Source)


2 small ears fresh corn

1 small fresh poblano chile

2 whole wheat pizza crusts

1 ¼ cups coarsely grated pepper jack (about 5 oz)

3 Tbsp roughly chopped red onion (about ½ small onion)

3 Tbsp cilantro leaves

Olive oil spray

Black pepper, freshly ground


  1. Set grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Grill corn and chile until charred. Cut kernels from cobs and peel, seed and chop poblano.
  3. Lightly coat 1 side of each pizza crust with olive oil spray. Place crusts oil side down on grill. Heat until bottoms are golden brown, about 2 minutes.
  4. Flip crusts and sprinkle evenly with cheese, corn, poblano and onion.
  5. Grill until bottoms are golden brown, about 2 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle pizzas evenly with cilantro leaves and freshly ground black pepper.
  7. Cut each pizza into 4 slices and serve.


Posted on April 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM