Mini-Bruschetta Pizzas on a KettlePizza? You Got It!

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This guest post is courtesy of Kim Stanfield of the Boo Boo Qued BBC Competition Team.  You can read more about Kim and Mic Stanfield at http://www.BooBooQued.com.

Let’s face it – sometimes you just don’t have the energy, or the time, for making pizza dough from scratch. You know there’s nothing like it, but some days a substitute is just what the doctor ordered.   I felt exactly that way recently and instead of rolling out my traditional pizza dough, I decided on mini bruschetta pizzas and my first bruschetta KettlerPizza party.

And I know one thing for sure: there are many more KettlePizza bruschetta pizza parties in my future!

Bruschetta is nothing more than grilled bread with toppings (delicious grilled bread with delicious toppings, I might add). pic 4

How’d we make bruschetta pizzas on our Made in USA KettlePizza?  It’s easy and I encourage you to try it.

Here’s how…

  • First we cut our favorite artisan bread – ciabatta, French, crusty loaf, brioche – your choice. Slice into about 3/8″slices.
  • Place the bread on your KettlePizza metal pizza peel, leaving a bit of space in between each piece of bread.
  • Lightly coat your bread with melted butter, or olive oil, and lightly toast in your KettlePizza by placing the peel right on the stone for a couple of minutes – no need to take the bread off the peel. We usually have the temperature in the “pizza” range.  This should only take a minute or twoBe sure to wear a heat-resistant glove as the metal of the peel will get very hot!
  • Have a place to land your peel that won’t burn or melt.
  • Now, coat your lightly toasted bread with your favorite sauce flavor – pesto, garlic butter, tomato, etc.
  • Add a bit of cheese – your choice: mozzarella, brie, cheddar, American, fontina, Muenster.
  • For toppings, add your favorite pre-cooked meats (this is a great way to serve the leftover meats from this week’s dinners).  Be creative.  And let your family and friends add their favorites – pepperoni, buffalo chicken, lobster, shrimp, meatballs, whatever they like!  Yum.
  • Now put the peel back in the KettlePizza, toast and warm up the meats (you can even add more cheese).  Just a few more minutes….
  • Pull out the peel and with a spatula, remove the bruschetta pizzas and serve them up.

Now celebrate and enjoy! Pic 1

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