Jalapeño Popper Pizza

I’m just going to cut to the chase: This pizza was awesome!

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

If you like Jalapeño Poppers, please make this.


The “sauce” is simple: Cream Cheese, Goat Cheese, Scallions, Garlic, and Olive Oil.

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

Mix the softened cheeses together and then add the scallions, garlic, and about a tablespoon or less of olive oil.

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

Add just enough olive oil to make the mixture spreadable.

The Toppings: Hot Italian Sausage, Pancetta, Pepper Jack Cheese, and Jalapeños.

Brown the sausage:

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

Fry up several slices of pancetta:

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

You can also use bacon.

Grate the Pepper Jack cheese:

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

You can also use Monterey Jack.

And thinly slice a jalapeño:

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

I buy pre-made dough from my grocery store’s deli.

Pizza Dough

You can read all about how I sling it HERE.

Put the dough on a hot pizza stone:

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

Then spread on the cream cheese mixture.

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

I used my hands to spread it out. Grandma always said, “Your hands are your best kitchen tool.”

Add the Hot Italian Sausage:

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

The Pepper Jack Cheese:

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

The sliced Jalapeños:

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

And last but certainly not least, the Pancetta:

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

Put the pizza in a preheated 500F oven.

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

After about 10 minutes, the crust will be golden brown.

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

Try to wait a few minutes before you slice it.

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

Oh my gosh.

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

No kidding, this Jalapeño Popper Pizza is my favorite pizza so far!

Jalapeño Popper Pizza
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If you like Jalapeño Poppers, you will love Jalapeño Popper Pizza!
Ingredients
  • The Sauce:
  • 3 oz Cream Cheese, softened
  • 4 oz Goat Cheese, softened
  • 3-4 Scallions, chopped
  • 1-3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbs (or less) Olive Oil
  • The Toppings:
  • 1 lb Hot Italian Sausage
  • 8-10 slices Pancetta
  • Pepper Jack Cheese, shredded
  • 1-2 Jalapeños
  • Pizza dough, homemade or store bought.
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven and pizza stone to 500F.
  2. Mix the softened cream cheese with the softened goat cheese.
  3. Add the scallions, garlic, and about a tablespoon or less of olive oil.
  4. Set the sauce aside.
  5. Brown the sausage and fry the pancetta until crispy.
  6. Thinly slice a jalapeños.
  7. Sling and form the dough (see my how to above).
  8. Carefully take the hot pizza stone out of the oven and put the formed dough on the hot stone.
  9. Spread the cream cheese sauce on the dough -- I use my clean hands.
  10. Add the Hot Italian Sausage, the Pepper Jack Cheese, the sliced Jalapeños, and the Pancetta.
  11. Bake in a 500F oven for 10 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.

 

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