All-Cheese Pizza

Prep Time: 30 min

Inactive Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Total Time: 50 min

Servings: 4


  • 1 Pizza Dough (click here for dough recipe)
  • 1 tbsp fine cornmeal
  • 2 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup shredded Gruyère cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


    • Grease 12-inch round pizza pan with oil; sprinkle with cornmeal. Set aside.
    • Punch down dough; let stand on lightly floured work surface for 5 minutes. With lightly floured hands or rolling pin, pat or roll into 13-inch round. Transfer to prepared pan; fold edges over slightly to make rounded border. Cover with plastic wrap; let stand for 15 minutes or until slightly risen.
    • Preheat oven to 450°F. In small microwaveable bowl, place garlic and oil; cover with waxed paper. Microwave on high for about 90 seconds or until bubbly. Let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.
    • Drizzle some of the garlic oil over crust, spreading with back of spoon. Mix remaining garlic oil with ricotta; dollop over crust, spreading with back of spoon. Sprinkle evenly with Gruyère and Parmesan.
    • Bake for 15 minutes or until the cheeses are golden and bubbly. Transfer to rack; let cool for 5 minutes.


    Tip: To save time, substitute one pound of thawed frozen commercial bread dough for the pizza dough.


    Recipe Provided by Chef Sharon Sanders