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Handy-Pasto-Antipasto Pizza


  • 1 tube store-bought prepared pizza dough

  • 2 cloves grated or finely chopped garlic

  • 2 cups shredded Provolone cheese

  • A couple of handfuls of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

  • A pinch of red pepper flakes

  • A few grinds of black pepper

  • 1 small heart of romaine lettuce, chopped

  • 8 slices Genoa salami, chopped

  • 2 roasted red peppers, chopped

  • 2-3 tablespoons chopped banana pepper rings or chopped hot peppers of any kind

  • 1/4 cup chopped artichoke hearts or marinated mushrooms

  • A handful of pitted green or black good quality olives, coarsely chopped


Pre-heat the oven to 425°F.

Press the dough onto a baking sheet and top with the garlic, cheeses, pepper flakes and freshly ground black pepper, to taste. Bake for 15-18 minutes.

Top the cooked pizza with the lettuce, salami, roasted peppers, hot peppers, artichokes or mushrooms and olives. Cut into squares and serve.