Shrimp and Shallot Pizza with Rosemary

Sounds like a weird combo for a pizza, I know. But one day I was making a shrimp and shallot mixture for another dish and it dawned on me, this would make a great, PIZZA PIZZA. So WAHLAH (if that’s even how you spell that)! The shrimp and shallot pizza was born, at least in my house. If I check the internet for this pizza I will probably find 200 other people who had the same revelation so I’m not even going to bother. I just want to bask in my great big idea before the internet makes it feel small. lol

How did rosemary get on the pizza? Well, the rosemary I had in the fridge was on the verge of what I call “use it or you’ve wasted it”so I decided to try it on the pizza. Boy was I surprised!  It works, and really well I might add. Just don’t be too generous on the rosemary. According to my husband, “rosemary is strong and overpowering.” Usually I would fight him on that because I feel like I am the defender of all things food (my hands on my waist like I’m Captain America), but in this case he is right. If you use too much, you will miss out on the mild but savory taste of the shallots.  So in this case, a hint or sprinkle will do ya!

BUT I’m not the boss of you, so do what you want!

Shrimp and Shallot Pizza with a hint of Rosemary

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Serving Size: 4 ppl

Ingredients


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil and more for spreading

  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced thin

  • 1 large shallots, sliced

  • 1 lb medium shrimp, uncooked, peeled and deveined

  • Salt and Pepper

  • 1 lb pizza dough

  • 1 cup mozzarella

  • 1 rosemary sprig, chopped (optional)

Instructions


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

  • Add olive oil to a medium skillet on medium-low heat. Add garlic and shallots and cook for about one minute.

  • Add the shrimp to the pan, season with a little salt and pepper, and cook just until pink, set aside.

  • Roll out pizza dough into the desired shape and place on your pizza pan or baking sheet.

  • Brush the entire surface of the pizza dough with a little olive oil.

  • Top it with the shrimp shallot mixture, and mozzarella. If using, sprinkle the chopped rosemary on top.

  • Bake for 10-15 minutes, when cheese is bubbly and the crust has browned.

 

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Christina

Christina is a wife and mother to three beautiful children. She holds a degree in culinary arts and is currently enrolled in Bible college to become that much more effective for the Kingdom. Her passions include working with teens, cooking, and all things avocado. She and her family currently reside in the country of Japan.

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