Grilled Pizza Recipe

Lisa Grant | Jersey Girl Cooks

Grilled Pizza brings the element of fire to your favorite food. You'll love the added grill taste.

Grilled Pizza Photo

I always thought pizza was the ultimate kids’ food until I met my husband.  When he was a child, he wouldn’t eat pizza. How strange is that? Yes, it’s weird but I do love him anyway.

Once he reached his teenage years, something changed and by college he couldn’t get enough of the stuff.  I am not sure if they allow non-pizza eaters in college anyway, as I never met one myself. All I know is that my family loves pizza. Since it has everything from the four food groups, it is on our menu once a week. I consider it the perfect food.

Grilled Pizza Picture

We tend to order pizza frequently, but my kids love to make it at home too. Since I have been without a kitchen for the last month, there has been no pizza baking in my oven. It is easy to make flat bread pizzas, but sometimes you want the real thing. But who says I can’t make some pizza on my grill?  Grilled pizza is easy to make, and definitely delicious.

I used store-bought dough and divided it up into 4 pieces to make smaller personal pizzas. The dough is rubbed with some olive oil and baked right on the grill. It gets turned over to cook evenly. The kids put on some delicious toppings and pizza night is always a success.

Grilled Pizza Image

While I would prefer goat cheese and pear pizza, pepperoni is always a favorite in my house.  This homemade No-Knead Pizza Dough Recipe can also be used and after my kitchen renovations are done, I will be a little more ambitious to make it.

Have you ever tried grilled pizza? If you haven’t, I advise that you rent a good movie and make pizza with your family as soon as possible! 

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Grilled Pizza Recipe

    4 Servings


  • No-Knead Pizza Dough, or 16 oz refrigerated pizza dough
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Pizza Sauce
  • 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
  • 1/3-1/2 cup Pepperoni, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Basil, chopped


  1. Spray a gas grill with cooking spray. Preheat the grill to medium heat.  Divide pizza dough into four equal rounds. Roll into pizza rounds getting the crust as thin as you can.
  2. Brush the olive oil on the pizza dough. Cook on the grill for about 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until dough has nice grill marks and becomes puffy. Remove dough from grill and turn heat to low.
  3. Spoon an equal amount of sauce on each pizza dough. Top with cheese and pepperoni.
  4. Place pizzas back on the grill and heat for a few minutes or until cheese is melted. Make sure the crust doesn’t burn.
  5. Top with basil just before serving.


Use as much pepperoni as makes you happy. (Or any topping, for that matter.)


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Author: Lisa Grant
Recipe Yields: 4 personal pizzas
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 pizza
Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 125
Calories 219

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
  Saturated Fat 5g
Sodium 300mg
Total Carbohydrate 8g
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 2g
Protein 10g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Lisa Grant

About Lisa

Like all moms, Lisa needs quick and easy dinners during the week for her busy family. As our Easy Dinners Fanatic, she creates meals that you can make between soccer and band practice that are full of flavor and good for you too. You can see more from Lisa on Jersey Girl Cooks.

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