Five cheese pizza

Five Cheese Pizza. Photo by MarraMamba

Ingredients:

Yield: 1 pizza

  • 1 recipe pizza dough
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons shredded smoked gouda cheese
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Fontina cheese
  • 1 -2 roma tomato, sliced into 1/8 inch rounds
  • 3 ounces buffalo mozzarella (or fresh water-packed mozzarella, cut into 24 1-inch pieces)
  • 1/2 cup shaved romano cheese
  • 2 tablespoons slivered fresh basil
 Directions:
  1. preheat oven to 425.
  2. prepare dough.
  3. brush the surface of the the prepared dough with a thin application of olive oil.
  4. evenly distribute the cheese over the oiled surface as follows: smoked gouda, mozzarella, fontina.
  5. place tomato slices over the cheeses, spaced about 1 inch apart – do not overlap.
  6. top the tomatoes with the pieces of buffalo mozzarella followed by the shaved romano.
  7. transfer pizza to preheated oven, bake till crust is crisp and golden and center is bubbly, about 15 minutes.
  8. remove pizza from oven, sprinkle with basil.
  9. slice and serve.
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