This recipe is part of Pizza Party cooking class and tasting event.

Pizza Margherita with Smoked Tomatoes

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time1 d 34 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cameron's stovetop smoker, cheese, lycooking, lyukum cooking lab, mozzarella, pie, pizza, recipe, Salamangrill, tomato, vegetables
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 474kcal


for dough for two 12" pies

  • 326 g bread wheat flour King Arthur Unbleached Bread Flour preferred (14% gluten)
  • 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp Saf Instant Yeast
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 210 ml water 70F

for toppings (2 pies)

  • 2 tsp olive oil EVVO
  • 6 oz Mozzarella fresh
  • 1 bunch basil Italian, picked leaves
  • 4 each tomatoes Roma, peeled, smoked

for baking

  • 2 tbsp semolina for dusting peel
  • 2 pinches kosher salt
  • 2 twists black pepper freshly ground


for dough

  • Dissolve salt and honey in water. Combine all ingredients and make a slightly sticky, soft, and supple dough. Divide the dough into 2 pieces. Form each into a ball, brush it with some olive oil, and place inside its own zipped freezer bag. Keep for them 15-30 minutes in room temperature, then put in the refrigerator for at least 12 hours. Remove the balls from the refrigerator 2 hours prior to making pizza.

for baking

  • Place baking stone or steel on the rack and preheat oven to 450F. Quarter smoked tomatoes. Prepare fresh mozzarella pieces and pick basil leaves.
    Pizza with Smoked Tomatoes Ingredients
  • Make one pizza at a time. Shape half of the dough on the counter and transfer to the peel dusted with semolina. Brush extra virgin olive oil to lightly cover the surface of the dough.
  • Arrange 8 basil leaves evenly.
    Making Pizza with Smoked Tomatoes
  • Arrange 8 smoked tomato quarters and mozzarella evenly.
    Making Pizza with Smoked Tomatoes
  • Bake on stone for 6-8 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper. Arrange 8 more basil leaves, slice and serve.
    Pizza with Smoked Tomatoes


Calories: 474kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 272mg | Potassium: 141mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g