Jalapeno Pepperoni Pizza

Perfect for spice lovers, this pizza features a delicious crust piled high with spicy pepperoni and fresh jalapeño slices, all topped with cheese and melted until golden and bubbly.

Jalapeno Pepperoni Pizza

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Ingredients

Serves
8

Step 1

1 each

16" pizza crust 

1 oz

Light olive oil 

6 oz

Red pizza sauce, commercially prepared 

5 oz

Pizza cheese blend, 80-part skim mozzarella cheese, shredded and 20-part Parmesan cheese, shredded 

3-1/2 oz
1 oz

Pizza cheese blend, 80-part skim mozzarella cheese, shredded and 20-part Parmesan cheese, shredded 

1 oz

Fresh jalapeno slices 

Step 2

As desired

Parmesan cheese, grated 

As desired

Crushed red pepper 

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Directions

Step 1: Cover the crust tightly and slack in the refrigerator between 32° and 36°F prior to use.

Step 2: Cover the spicy pepperoni completely and slack in the refrigerator between 32° and 36°F prior to use.

Step 3: Brush the crust with olive oil just prior to assembling the pizza.

Step 4: To assemble each pizza: Spread 6 ounces of sauce evenly over crust. Top with 5 ounces of pizza cheese blend, 3½ ounces of pepperoni, 1 ounce of additional pizza cheese blend, and 1 ounce of fresh jalapeño slices.

Step 5: Bake uncovered, on a lightly oiled pan dusted with cornmeal or on a mesh pizza screen, in a preheated conventional oven at 450°F for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden and bubbly.

Step 6: Remove from oven and slice into 8 portions.

Step 7: Serve with grated Parmesan cheese and crushed red pepper.

Meal
Dinner
Lunch
Cuisine
Italian
Pizza
Segment
College & University
Healthcare
Restaurant