1 pound uncooked shrimp (31-40 per pound), peeled and deveined
1 large onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon celery seed
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup pizza sauce
1/4 teaspoon Louisiana-style hot sauce
1 large green pepper, thinly sliced
Preheat oven to 425°. Place crust on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with 1-1/2 teaspoons oil; sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Set aside. Combine lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning. Add shrimp; toss to coat.
In a small skillet, heat remaining oil over medium heat. Add onion, pepper, celery seed and remaining Creole seasoning; saute until onion is tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in pizza sauce and hot sauce. Remove from heat.
Drain shrimp. Spread sauce mixture over crust. Top with shrimp and green pepper; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake until shrimp turn pink and cheese is melted, 25-30 minutes.
Test Kitchen tips
There are many kinds of Louisiana-style hot sauce, and each packs a punch. We used just a touch, but feel free to shake on more.
Feel like pasta? Try tossing the toppings with some hot cooked fettuccine instead.
Substitute the following spices for 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning: 1/4 teaspoon each salt, garlic powder and paprika, and a pinch each dried thyme, ground cumin and cayenne pepper.