Tuscan Style Pizza Recipe

Rustic Style Tuscan Pizza Recipe

Under a… Tuscan Pizza Recipe
with Spinach, Salame Toscano & Pecorino Toscano
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stars based on 3 ratings.

Pizza Toscano, featuring Tuscan salame and cheese from Paggi Pazzo

Tuscan Style Pizza Recipe
Published: March 17, 2012

Prep time: 40 min
Cook time: 20 min
Total time: 1 hour
Yield: 8 slices
Calories per serving: 456
Fat per serving: 20.4g


  • 12 ounces crushed tomatoes (San Marzano)
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella
  • 2 ounces Pecorino Toscano
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 16 ounces fresh dough
  • handful of flour
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 4 thin slices of salame Toscano
  • 1/4 cup white mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach
  • 1/2 small white onion
  • 6 fresh basil leaves

Cooking Directions

  1. In order to make the sauce, add oil to pan at medium heat for 2 minutes.
  2. Add garlic, chopped onions and cook for 3 minutes before adding crushed tomatoes, salt and pepper, 4 fresh basil leaves chopped. Let cook for 30 minutes at low heat
  3. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  4. While sauce is slowly cooking, add flour to top and bottom of dough (store bought or make your own homemade dough)
  5. Begin to poke and stretch dough slowly to flatten out
  6. Take dough roller and spread dough out but not too thin with edges slightly rolled to create a thick crust
  7. Lightly brush pizza stone with olive oil and place dough on stone
  8. Add sauce to pizza dough after sauce has cooked for 30 minutes
  9. Chop fresh mozzarella and spread across pizza with finely 2 chopped fresh basil leaves
  10. Chop mushrooms and fresh spinach and spread across pizza (save a little spinach) then place salame Toscano slices over one another and cut across in 5 lines (creating 20 strips), and spread across pizza
  11. Sprinkle grated Pecorino Toscano over pizza and top with left over chopped spinach
  12. Cook for 20 minutes, until cheese is slightly browned and crust is crunchy
  13. Take pizza out and let cool for 5 minutes before slicing
  14. Ready to serve!

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