Pizza Caprese Tips
Can you make your own crust for pizza caprese?
Absolutely! This pizza caprese recipe starts with uncooked dough, so you can substitute a homemade pizza dough
without changing the recipe at all. You can also start with a precooked crust, French bread or a soft flatbread, like naan—just skip the prebaking step and start by adding the toppings.
What else can you put on pizza caprese?
Pizza is the ultimate add-what-you-like food—so experiment with toppings! Popular add-ons to any caprese recipe
include artichokes, ripe olives and avocados. For an elegant touch, drizzle your pizza with a balsamic glaze. It’s easy to make; just combine balsamic vinegar and a sweetener—brown sugar, honey or maple syrup—in a small saucepan. The proportions depend on your taste; you can use anywhere from just 1 Tbsp. sweetener per 1 cup vinegar all the way to a 1:1 ratio. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until it's reduced by about 1/3.
What's the best way to reheat pizza caprese?
Don’t even think about using the microwave—we’ve found the best ways to reheat leftover pizza
are in the oven, on a foil-lined pan, or in a skillet on the stovetop. —Hazel Wheaton, Taste of Home Book Editor
1 piece: 208 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 196mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.