Sicilian Escarole Pizza

Posted in: Escarole


  • 1 Prepared Pizza Shell
  • 1 LRG. Head of Escarole
  • 1 Tbs, Oregano
  • 2 Tbs. Olive Oil
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic, crushed or 1 minced garlic scape
  • 1 Tbs. Italian Grated Cheese
  • 1 tsp. Black Ground Pepper


Place a prepared pizza shell on a flat surface. Wash the escarole thoroughly. Chop the escarole and place it in a salad spinner to remove all water. Place the escarole in a large mixing bowl, add the oil, oregano, garlic, grated cheese and black pepper. Mix thoroughly and set aside. Brush surface of pizza shell with olive oil. Spread the escarole mixture on the shell and cover the entire surface, leave about 1/2in edge all around. Sprinkle oregano, grated cheese and black ground pepper over the top. Cover a pizza stone lightly with corn meal, place pizza on top, and place it in a pre-heated oven at 450 degrees. Leave the pizza to bake for 8 minutes. Remove from oven, rest, and place on a serving pan.