Whether you're accustomed to dining in, taking out or making it from scratch, everyone loves to change it up once in a while—and a smoked pizza is the perfect way to do it. Before you light your pellet grill, make sure you're preparing the perfect pie with a few no-fail tips.
If you've never smoked a pizza on a pellet grill, you'll be delighted by how easy it is—and, of course, how delicious it tastes! While smoking a pizza can be quick and easy, you'll want to make sure you preheat your pellet grill well in advance.
For fresh, homemade pizza, Camp Chef recommends cooking at a high temperature – around 500 to 550 degrees Fahrenheit. Pizza cooks quickly at this temperature—but each pie will vary. Check the pizza after 5-7 minutes, then watch it to make sure it doesn't burn. Take it off the grill when the crust is golden, the toppings are melted and the dough is cooked through.
Making your pizza from scratch is a fun way to broaden your gastronomic horizons and stretch your culinary muscles, but it's not always an easy or time-efficient option (particularly if you eat pizza as often as most Americans). That said, you can absolutely elevate your take-and-bake pie by smoking it at home—with no more time or effort required than baking it in the oven. Grab a frozen or take-and-bake pizza and use the included instructions as your guide. A pizza stone can be helpful here since it will absorb moisture as the frozen or unbaked pizza cooks. Using different pellets in your grill will change up the flavor of your go-to pie, so don't be afraid to get creative!
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