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Farmers’ Market Pizza

Why rely on store-bought tomato sauce when you can make your own with summer tomatoes? Here, grilled, whole tomatoes are blended with seasonings for a speedy homemade sauce.


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Tomato Sauce


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1 Tbs. canola or grapeseed oil, plus more for brushing grill grate
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3 plum tomatoes (¾ lb.)
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2 Tbs. fresh oregano
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1 Tbs. red wine vinegar
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1 Tbs. olive oil
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2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.)
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½ tsp. salt
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½ tsp. red pepper flakes

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1 ½ cups large broccoli florets
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1 small red bell pepper, sliced into 3 wedges
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1 small yellow or orange bell pepper, sliced into 3 wedges
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½ red onion, sliced into thick rings
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¼ cup canola or grapeseed oil for tossing with vegetables
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1 Tbs. capers, drained (optional)
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¼ tsp. ground black pepper


  1. Brush grill grate well with canola oil, and preheat grill to medium.
  2. To make Tomato Sauce: Brush tomatoes with 1 Tbs. canola oil. Grill 5 minutes, or until tender and slightly charred. Purée tomatoes, oregano, vinegar, olive oil, garlic, salt, and red pepper flakes in blender or food processor. Transfer to bowl.
  3. To make Pizza: Toss broccoli, bell peppers, and onion with canola oil in bowl. Place in grill basket or thread onto wooden skewers, and grill 5 to 7 minutes, or until tender. Cool until easy to handle, then thinly slice bell peppers.
  4. Spread Tomato Sauce on Par-Baked Pizza Crust. Top with vegetables, capers (if using), and black pepper. Place Pizza on grill, close lid, and cook 5 minutes, or until sauce is warmed and bottom of crust is crispy.

Nutrition Information: 

6 g
Total Fat: 
18 g
Saturated Fat: 
2 g
34 g
0 mg
350 mg
4 g
3 g
Serves 6

Comments on this Recipe

Delicious !

Can't wait to try this !