Tomato and Cheese Pizza

Tomato and Cheese Pizza
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  • 6Servings


  • Skillet Pizza Dough
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 1 1/4 cups grape tomatoes, quartered
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 4 ounces cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 pinch dried oregano


Press the pizza dough into a greased 9- to 10-inch cast-iron skillet and let rise until doubled in size, 20 to 30 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In a medium nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the tomatoes, season with salt and black pepper and cook, stirring, for 1 minute more. Remove from the heat and let cool for a few minutes; discard the garlic.

Drizzle the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil over the dough; spoon the tomato mixture on top, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Bake until golden and bubbly, about 25 minutes. Sprinkle the cheese, crushed red pepper and oregano on top and bake until the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Let cool in the pan for 20 minutes before serving.