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Sicilian Pizza Recipe

Sicilian Pizza Ingredients

  • Sicilian Pizza Recipe
    Sicilian Pizza

    1 Basic pizza dough

  • 3/4 pound fresh sardines, cleaned and gutted with, heads, tails and backbone removed
  • Sea salt for dredging
  • 1 pound plum tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil plus 1 tablespoon
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 pound young mild Caciocavallo or Provolone cheese, diced or sliced

How to make Sicilian Pizza

  • Prepare the pizza dough
  • Wash the sardines and roll in the salt
  • Break up the tomatoes and place in a colander to empty for about 1 hour
  • In a large pan, heat 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil over medium heat, then sauté the onion until it’s translucent
  • Decrease the heat to low, add the tomatoes, and simmer for a half-hour stirring occasionally
  • Add half the sardines and lose the heat immediately
  • Preheat the oven to 425°F
  • Roll your dough with an eighth inch thick and lay it in a very lightly oiled pizza pan
  • Using half the tomato sauce and all sorts of the cheese, cover each pizza and bake Twenty or so minutes
  • Add other sauce and set the remaining sardines ahead radiating outwards like the spokes of a wheel.
  • Sicilian Pizza is ready to serve.

yield: 1 to 2 12” Pizza serving
Preparation time: 60 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

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