Smoked Pizza

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Smoked Pizza

Smoked pizza is easy to do, and will take your pizza night to a whole new level. Check out how you can easily smoke a pizza, and give this recipe a try for your next pizza night! This is one recipe you have got to try for yourself. 

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Best Smoked Pizza (Smoking Pizza On Pellet Grill)

Have you ever tried smoked pizza? If you have not tried smoke pizza before, this is a must-try recipe! Smoked pizza tastes amazing. It tastes like the best pizza you’ll ever have, but it is also very easy to make, and without the cleanup of making a pizza in the oven.

Smoking your pizza gives it a delicious flavor as nothing else can. We are excited to walk you through it step-by-step process today and how you can easily smoke pizza. 

Your Wood Pellet Grill For The Best Pizza Night Ever

To make the absolute best smoked pizza ever, you need to try using your wood pellet grill for pizza night. Grilling your pizza on your pellet grill will give you the best smoked pizza you have ever tried. You don’t have to do anything fancy or special to achieve a delicious dinner. 

Why Our Smoked Pizza Recipe Is A Favorite

Making smoked pizza is definitely a new favorite recipe for my family. We hope that you will give it a try and taste for yourself how amazing it is. Even if you are not a fan of smoked flavors, this recipe is the best! 

Smoked Pizza is the Best

By smoking your pizza on a pellet grill, you get the best flavor for your pizza. You don’t have to use any kind of special pellets, your basic applewood pellets work very well to add an amazing flavor to your pizza as it is smoked. Once you try it, there is no going back! 

Smokers and Grills

Although you can grill pizza, and it tastes really good, and it’s very easy to do, there is nothing like a smoked pizza. Our favorite way is to use a pellet grill, and smoke the pizza for an amazing flavor.

While a gas grill cooks your pizza quickly and gives it a nice grill-like taste, smoking your pizza and a pellet grill cooks it slower and adds a delicious smoked flavor to your pizza making it amazing. 

For this specific smoked pizza recipe, you’ll need the following ingredients:

Prepared Pizza Dough

Cornmeal (optional)

Olive oil

Pizza Sauce

Shredded Mozzarella Cheese 

Parmesan Cheese (optional)

Mama Mia’s seasoning blend

Desired toppings such as ham, pepperoni, sausage, tomato, bacon, mushrooms, etc. 

How To Smoke a Pizza Your Whole Family Will Love

Now that you have all of your ingredients gathered, it’s time to prepare your pizza and smoke it. Feel free to add whatever toppings you and your family prefer to enjoy on your pizza. Now, let’s start cooking! 

Smoked Pizza piece cut

Getting Started With Your Smoked Pizza Recipe

Tools for Pellet Grilled Pizzas

Pellet Smoker

Pizza Stone or Aluminum Foil

Applewood Pellets

Ingredients

1 prepared pizza dough recipe

1 Tbsp cornmeal

1 Tbsp olive oil (optional)

1/3 cup pizza sauce

2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded

2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese

2 pinch Mama Mia’s seasoning blend 

Toppings (optional)

Ham

Pepperoni

Sausage

Bacon

Tomato

Mushroom

Peppers

Pineapple

How To Make Smoked Pizza

Preheat Smoker

Begin making your smoked pizza by preheating your smoker. We recommend preheating your smoker to 400°F before adding your pizza. 

Prepping the Pizza Dough

While your smoker is preheating, roll your pizza dough out so that it is flat. Then, if using a pizza stone, preheat it by placing it on your smoker while it is warming up.

You can also use aluminum foil for your pizza. Sprinkle cornmeal over the surface where you will add your pizza dough, i.e. on your pizza stone, or aluminum foil. Add your pizza dough.

Assemble the Pizza

While your smoker is preheating, assemble your pizza. Place your rolled out pizza dough on either aluminum foil, or your preheated pizza stone. Top it with pizza sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese, shredded Parmesan cheese, and sprinkle with Mamma Mia’s seasoning blend. Add your desired toppings to the pizza. 

Now You’re Ready to Get Cooking Pizza in a Smoker

When your smoker has fully preheated to 400°F, and your pizza is assembled, you are ready to go! 

Smoking the Pizza

Place the pizza onto your smoker and allow it to smoke at 400°F for 15 to 30 minutes. The cooking time will depend on the size of your pizza, your smoker, and the outside temperature.

Keep a close eye on your pizza so that it does not burn. To tell if your pizza is done, your cheese should be melted, and the bottom of your pizza crust should have started to turn a light golden brown. Your crust may also have started to turn a light brown.

When you see these signs, remove your pizza from your smoker, allow it to sit for a moment or two before cutting. Then serve right away and enjoy! 

Smoked Pizza on the grill

Cheesy Smoked Pizza 

Nothing compares to the deliciousness of the cheesy smoked pizza. Enjoying cheesy smoked pizza is a delight. You just have to taste it to understand how delicious it is! 

Top Tips for Making Smoked Pizza

Pellets. We recommend using applewood pellets to smoke your pizza. You can use other flavors as well if you wish, but our favorite is applewood. 

Melt The Cheese. Allow your pizza to smoke at approximately 400°F until your cheese is melted, and your crust is no longer gooey. 

Smoking Time. The amount of time it takes to smoke your pizza may vary depending upon a few different factors. These factors include the size of your pizza, how thick your pizza is, and the outside temperature of your location.

If your pizza is thin, it’s likely to cook faster than thick pizza, the same is true for a smaller pizza versus a large one. The outdoor temperature where you are smoking your pizza also comes into play. If it is very cold, it may take longer to smoke your pizza. 

What to serve with your pizza?

There are many different things you can serve with pizza. Some good side dishes include green beans wrapped in bacon, potato salad, pasta salad, baked beans, potato chips, and of course ice cream. Really, just get creative and serve whatever your favorite sides are for pizza night. 

Reasons Why People Like To Smoke Pizza

There are a ton of different reasons why people like to smoke pizza. There are some foods that just should not be smoked, but pizza is so delicious when it is smoked. Not only does smoking your pizza add delicious flavor to it that you do not get otherwise, but you are also able to customize your pizza, and cook it without any mess. 

Freedom To Customize

When you are smoking a pizza, you can customize it to be any way you wish. We have given you a recipe above for a basic pizza, but you can feel free to customize it and smoke any kind that you wish. Try mixing things up with a barbecue pizza, or use white sauce instead. 

Smoke Any Pizza

We have yet to encounter a pizza that does not taste good when it is smoked. There seems to be no limit as to what pizzas taste delicious when smoked, therefore enjoy smoking any kind of pizza you wish. 

Smoked Pizza almost cooked

FAQs

Can you smoke pizza directly on grill grates?

Although you can smoke a pizza directly on the grill grates, we recommend using at least a piece of aluminum foil to set your pizza on. This will help you to avoid any catastrophe that might occur of your pizza dough slipping through the grill grates. 

What’s the best premade pizza dough for grilling?

You can use any kind of premade pizza dough for grilling. You can even use a loaf of frozen bread dough to make your pizza crust if desired. 

What pizza stone do you use for smoking pizza?

The main key to keep in mind when determining what pizza stone you can use for smoking a pizza is to determine if your pizza stone will fit on your smoker or not. Some pizza stones are too large and will not fit with the lid closed.

What temperature is best?

Although you can smoke a pizza between 400°F and 500°F, we have found that smoking your pizza at 400°F and taking a little longer time usually works out best. 

How long does it take to smoke a pizza?

Typically, it takes between 15 and 30 minutes to fully smoke a pizza at 400°F. The time varies depending on the size of your pizza, how thick your pizza crust is, and the outdoor temperature. Please be sure you allow plenty of time to fully smoke your pizza. 

Does this have a lot of smoker flavor?

When you smoke a pizza it is not pick up a ton of smoky flavor. We believe that it contains a delightful hint of smoke flavor, that is not overwhelming but serves to enhance the overall flavor of your pizza making it taste even more delicious. 

What kind of wood pellets should I use to smoke my pizza?

We highly recommend using applewood pellets to smoke your pizza over. Applewood pellets to provide a light smoky flavor that is not overpowering, but enhances the flavor of your dinner. 

How do you store and reheat leftover pizza?

Any leftover pizza should be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container. You can reheat the pizza by placing it in an air fryer, oven, grill, or back on your smoker for a few minutes just until it is warm.

Does my pizza need to be homemade?

No, your pizza does not have to be homemade for it to be smoked. You can easily smoke a frozen pizza, that has not been pre-baked. This is an easy way to enjoy the delicious smoky flavor without having to make everything from scratch. 

Wood Fired Pellet Grill Pizza 

Woodfired pellet grill pizza just might be your new favorite way to enjoy pizza night. Cooking your pizza on a pellet grill is an easy, and mess-free way to enjoy your pizza. Not only is it easy to do, but your pizza will taste amazing. 

The Best Smoked Pizza

You have got to try this recipe for the best smoked pizza. Smoking your pizza is easy to do, and you get to enjoy the delicious slightly smoked flavor.

Enjoying the smoked flavor is so subtle, but it makes your pizza taste amazing, and takes pizza night to a whole new level. Want to try this, you may never go back. 

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