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Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza

A perfectly simple pizza with crushed tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, prosciutto and arugula.
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American



  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 pizza crust homemade or store bought
  • olive oil
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic minced
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella sliced thin
  • 5 - 6 slices prosciutto
  • 2 handfuls fresh arugula


  • Preheat oven to 430 degrees.
  • Cook crushed tomatoes and a pinch of salt and pepper together over medium heat for 15 minutes. Stirring occasioanlly.
  • Press dough into a 12 inch seasoned cast iron skillet, brush with olive oil. Turn heat to medium and cook for 3 minutes. Spoon crushed tomatoes over the top, sprinkle with garlic, top with mozzarella followed by prosciutto.
  • Transfer to preheated oven and bake for 12 - 15 minutes or until cheese has melted, prosciutto is crispy and crust has browned.
  • Remove from oven, top with arugula, slice and serve.


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