Kickin' Hawaiian Pizza Recipe
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Kickin' Hawaiian Pizza Recipe

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Isn't it about time for a fun new twist on your usual pizza? Pineapple adds pizzazz and honey lends a touch of sweetness to the sauce in this wonderful recipe. Give it a try today! —John Weakland, Springfield, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 4 plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup roasted sweet red peppers
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons dried minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tubes (13.8 ounces each) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Romano cheese, divided
  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni
  • 1 cup pineapple tidbits, drained

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 294 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 860mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 14g protein.


  1. For sauce, place the first 10 ingredients in a food processor; cover and process until blended. Transfer to a small saucepan; heat through.
  2. Meanwhile, press pizza dough into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; build up edges slightly and seal seam. Bake at 425° for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. Spread 1-3/4 cups sauce over crust (refrigerate remaining sauce for another use). Sprinkle with 1 cup mozzarella and 1/2 cup Romano; top with pepperoni, pineapple and remaining cheeses.
  4. Bake for 14-18 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown. Yield: 12 pieces.
Originally published as Kickin' Hawaiian Pizza in Simple & Delicious January/February 2010, p37

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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mnccaleb User ID: 4255057 117191
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2011

"Excellent sauce!!! I used fresh garden tomatoes and this pizza tasted like we ordered it from a restaurant!"

scrapo User ID: 2908723 103119
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2010

"Very good!"

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