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grilled pizza

Grilled Pizza

If you love pizza, you will absolutely adore Grilled Pizza! Basically, it's all the things you love about pizza but with a crispier, chewier crust that has that amazing charred BBQ flavor.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword grilled pizza recipe, how to grill pizza
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 478kcal


  • BBQ grill


  • 1 recipe pizza dough
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 3 cups mozzarella cheese grated
  • 6 oz pepperoni
  • any other desired toppings


  • Preheat your grill to be about 500 degrees. I use a gas grill and pay attention to the thermometer on the lid of the grill. The grill itself will be hotter than 500 degrees, but that's a good benchmark to look for before adding your dough.
  • Stretch out your pizza dough into the shape and size you want and either place or slide* onto the grill, being sure to avoid known hot spots.
    pizza dough
  • Cover and cook your crusts until they are puffed, bubbly and have grill marks and a few charred spots, about 2 minutes. It should release from the grill easily for flipping.
    pizza dough on grill
  • Flip your pizza and quickly add sauce, cheese and any desired toppings. Cover and cook another 2-3 minutes or until cheese has melted completely and bottom of crust has grill marks and a few charred spots.
    toppings on pizza
  • Remove from grill, cut into pieces and serve.
    grilled pizza


*If you want to maintain more of an exact shape, consider rolling your dough out on a pizza peel with cornmeal to prevent sticking and then sliding it off carefully onto your hot grill. 


Calories: 478kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 1535mg | Potassium: 257mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 294mg | Iron: 3mg