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If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you may remember the awesome gift I gave my husband one year. It was an attachment for the Weber grill that turned your grill into a pizza oven. It’s called a Kettle Pizza. I’ve always wanted an outdoor pizza oven and I figured this was the next best thing.

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Kettle Pizza Oven

Every summer we put it to good use. We haven’t perfected the pizzas on the grill yet but we’re getting close. My husband is an expert pizza maker, he’s got the crust down to a science. First he makes the dough and allows it to rise. While it’s rising he gets all the other ingredients ready.

Pizza ingredients

Pizza ingredients

While the dough was rising we followed the directions and built a fire in the grill. Adding some wood to the charcoal gives you a very hot fire.

Building a fire in the Weber

Building a fire in the Weber

Eventually the thermostat registered hot!

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Thermostat on the grill.

As soon as the pizza “oven” was ready the pizza was formed.

Forming the dough.

Forming the dough.

First a little homemade pizza sauce.

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Add sauce to the pizza.

Followed by sausage, fresh red peppers, a few roasted red peppers and a couple of hot peppers.

Sausage and Pepper Pizza

Sausage and Pepper Pizza

Then some mozzarella cheese, a little Parmesan and the pizza was ready to go in the oven.

Into the oven!

Into the oven!

Since the oven is so hot the pizza cooks rather quickly, 5-6 minutes. The trick is keeping an eye on it and occasionally giving it a spin so it cooks evenly.

Ready to eat!

Ready to eat!

It was delicious and we’re already thinking of which pizza we’ll try next.

Sausage and Pepper Pizza

Sausage and Pepper Pizza

Maybe a Clam and Bacon Pizza or maybe a Tomato Basil. So many choices!

Here is the simple recipe we use for the crust.

2 cups flour
1 ¼ tsp instant yeast
¾ tsp salt
1 Tbsp olive oil
About ½ to ¾ cup warm water

Combine the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir in the olive oil. Stir in the warm water, you may not need all of the water so add slowly. Turn the dough onto your work surface and knead until smooth and shiny. Place the dough in a covered, oiled bowl to rise until double in bulk.

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Pizza dough rising

Turn dough onto a floured surface to shape your pizza.Form pizza dough.

If your dough doesn’t want to stretch let it rest a few moments and try again. Once the dough is shaped, add a little sauce, spread lightly. Add your cheese and toppings. Bake in the oven or in your Kettle Pizza Oven and enjoy!

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15 comments on “Sausage and Pepper Pizza On The Grill

karen on July 10, 2015 1:25 pm

hubby would love to make this…saving this, thanks. Stopping by from #RealFoodFridays

Marla on July 11, 2015 8:50 pm

Hi Nancy,
This looks delicious. I never knew that had such a machine as a Kettle Grill. Thanks for sharing on Real Food Fridays. Pinned & twitted.

Margy on July 12, 2015 7:54 pm

I’ve always wanted to try this. We use a gas grill, but I’m sure that would work as well. Just no wood fired taste. I’m going to save your recipe as well. – Margy

Nancy Wolff on July 13, 2015 12:29 am

Margy,
The recipe will work anywhere even in your oven! I’m sure it would work on a gas grill too!!

Pattie @ Olla-Podrida on July 12, 2015 7:55 pm

What an awesome grill! The pizza looks amazing, not to mention delicious. I can only imagine just how good it must taste baked on the grill. Wow!

Nancy Wolff on July 13, 2015 12:28 am

Pattie,
It does make a good pizza that’s for sure!

Shirley Wood on July 13, 2015 1:48 pm

I immediately thought of Doug Heffernen from the King of Queens sitcom. He always wanted an outdoor pizza oven! We need an attachment like this for our gas grill. My hubby would be perfecting a crust too! Thanks for sharing at the Merry Monday party. I had no idea such an attachment existed!

Jess on July 15, 2015 2:58 pm

This looks so pretty and SO delicious! I need this in my life!

Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

Ros Emely @ stressfreemommies on July 15, 2015 8:10 pm

This pizza looks delicious! I need to try it on my regular grill!

Mary Gilbert on July 16, 2015 9:50 pm

Shared! Thanks for posting on Create It Thursday

April J Harris on July 17, 2015 5:07 pm

That is an awesome gift, Nancy and an awesome pizza too! Sharing your post – thank you for being a part of the Hearth and Soul hop.

Nancy Wolff on July 19, 2015 12:34 pm

April, I love being a part of the Hearth and Soul Hop!

Joy @ Joy Love Food on July 18, 2015 8:30 pm

We love making pizza on the grill in the summertime, this sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing at What’dYou Do This Weekend?!

Nancy Wolff on July 19, 2015 12:33 pm

Joy,
Isn’t pizza on the grill a perfect summertime meal!

Elaine on July 22, 2015 12:52 am

Oh Wow!! I want one of those!! Thanks for Linking up on My 2 Favorite Things on Thursday!! I love having you!! Hope to see you again this week!! Pinned

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