Pulled pork is special on its own specially when it is cooked slow roasted and smoked over the grill. The smoky, savory flavor pairs perfectly with the melt-in-your-mouth texture, and it’s versatile enough to be used in a variety of dishes. Level up your game by using it as a pizza toppping. Yum!
Enjoy a melty, golden and crispy pizza. Dont forget to serve with a garlic and herby mayo for dipping for a full burst of flavor!
Ensure you use the freshest ingredients and add them to a delicious crust for you and friends to savor a perfect meal.
In the mood for a Meat pizza using a BBQ sauce? Then keep scrolling for this recipe.
Pizza is one of the best foods out there, and there’s no denying it. But, have you ever tried experimenting with different toppings? Trust me, trying new toppings can take your pizza experience to a whole new level. From classic pepperoni and mushroom to more adventurous options like goat cheese and figs, the possibilities are endless.
Not only will you get to try new and exciting flavors, but you’ll also be able to discover new combinations that you never thought were possible. So, next time you order a pizza, don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and try something new.
You might just be surprised by how much you end up liking it.
Pizza in UK
According to a study in 2021, the most popular family meals in homes throughout the UK are the traditional roast dinner, fish and chips, and you guessed it… pizza!
Take a look at some of the other pizzas from UK here.
Pulled Pork Pizza Recipe
Below we’ve created a recipe for you to make a delicious homemade Pulled Pork Pizza from either a pizza oven or your kitchen oven.
Pulled Pork Pizza Ingredients
Buy enough pizza toppings for the amount of pizzas you plan to make. The dough and sauce amounts below are for 3-4 medium sized pizzas, so scale up or down, based on your requirements.
Simple Pizza dough
- 250 ml (1 cup) lukewarm water
- 2 2/3 cups (400 grams) 00 fine flour
- 7 grams (2 tsps) dried yeast
- 1/4 cup (3 tbsp) olive oil
- 2 tsps salt
Pulled Pork Pizza Toppings
Toppings used in this pizza recipe, are;
- Pulled Pork
Simple Barbecue Pizza Sauce
- 1 cup tomato sauce
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tsp worcestershire sauce
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp mustard powder
- 1/4 tsp onion powder
Want to try a different sauce? See our article on the different types of pizza sauces.
You can click on any of the tags at the bottom of this page, to find other pizzas besides Pulled Pork Pizza, that use that topping.
Pizza Dough Method
You purchase a premade pizza base at your local store, or if you have time, make your own homemade dough following the simple steps below.
- Whisk yeast and lukewarm water in a jug. Leave sitting for roughly five minutes.
- Add flour and salt in a large bowl. Create a well in the centre of the flour. Pour in the liquid yeast mixture and the oil.
- Using dough mixer or hands, gently mix dough until smooth. Place pizza dough on a lightly floured work surface and then knead by hand for five minutes.
- Lightly oil a bowl, and place mixture in and cover with plastic wrap. Leave in a warm place to rise until the dough doubles in size.
- Pour dough mix out onto a clean, floured surface. Now hand knead gently for another five minutes.
- Divide dough mixture into equal sized balls. Hand stretch or roll out the bases to the expected size.
- Spread some flour on kitchen bench before rolling, in order to prevent sticking.
TIP: We have other dough recipes if you would like to try your hand at sourdough, poolish or more.
BBQ Pizza Sauce Method
You can make this delicious pizza sauce following the simple steps below, or you can purchase a pizza sauce at your local store.
- Combine all ingredients together in a small saucepan, on medium-low heat.
- Whisk everything together until it is all well combined and bring the mixture to a simmer.
- Partially cover the saucepan and let the sauce simmer for 10-15 minutes.
- Stir occasionally, until it has thickened.
- Let the sauce cool to room temperature before placing in the fridge to cool completely.
You can make the sauce the day before and refrigerate to save time.
Preparing Pulled Pork Pizza
Start by heating your oven to at least 450 degrees.
Spread out your dough on a well floured surface.
If you have a pizza peel, flour the peel and create your pizza on it.
Start by spreading the sauce all over the base. This pizza uses BBQ Sauce. Spread the BBQ Sauce Thinly yet evenly, leaving a margin for the crust.
Add the largest toppings first – typically meat or seafood, then the smaller toppings.
Add cheese last, and sprinkle it all over to help keep the toppings in place when it melts.
This pizza has the following toppings:
- Pulled Pork
This pizza is fantastic as is, or you could enjoy it with a fresh salad?
Put the Pulled Pork pizza in the middle of your oven (on a stone if you have one) and set timer for 10 minutes.
After roughly 10 minutes, check on the pizza.
Pizza should be ready within 15 minutes. However, allow it to cook to personal taste.
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Originating in Mexico, Jalapeño Peppers are now grown worldwide, and are a popular addition to many cuisines. The word Jalapeno is Spanish for “Jalapa”, the capital of Veracruz, Mexico where it first grew.
When making Pulled Pork Pizza, it’s always handy to have the right pizza making tools. Here’s the basic pizza tools that I always suggest…
Good quality metal or plastic bench scrapers make it so much esier to both cut your dough, and scrape your bench. I prefer plastic to avoid scratching my bench.
Pizza making is all about precision, so having a full set of both wet and dry measuring cups on hand is critical. It is so important when making pizza dough to accurately measure all your ingredients.
Pizza making is all about precision. Having a set of both dry and wet measuring cups on hand is vital to accurately measure all your ingredients.
Barbecue sauce is a sauce used as a topping, marinade, condiment or basting for Beef, Chicken and pork cooked on a barbecue, or in BBQ style cooking. Most BBQ sauces are vegan, and made with Vinegar, onion powder, Tomato Paste, liquid smoke, mustard and Black Pepper.
It is understood BBQ sauce was invented in the 17th century at a Dominican missionary where they used Pepper and lime Juice to flavor meat on the barbeque.
Want to store some leftovers after your meal? Here are a few tips.
Chill in the fridge
You can keep pizza in plastic wrap or a container for up to 3 days in the fridge.
How to reheat
There are many ways to reheat pizza. We cover seven of them in this article.
Can you freeze pizza?
You can freeze pizza for up to three months, however I’d suggest consuming it within the first few weeks, ideally.
Pizza making FAQ
Below we’ve compiled the most common pizza making questions and provided expert answers. Are you looking for how to make delicious pizza at home? Please read on!
How long to knead pizza dough in mixer?
When making pizza dough, you can use a mixer for up to 5-6 minutes. Any longer than that you risk making it too thin to be useful.
How to keep pizza warm in oven?
You can normally keep a pizza warming in an oven on a low temperature for an hour or longer. Keep an eye on the pizza regularly, and adjust the temperature if required.
What makes pizza greasy?
A pizza can get greasy from too much oil, an oily environment or oily toppings, such as high moisture mozzarella, seafood and the like.
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